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TROPAEOLUM tuberosum 'Ken Aslet'




Tuberous perennial climber with upright orange and yellow flowers

 NEW  for 2017 !
individually £14.50 each, 3+ £11.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Pot size: 2 Litre

Mature Size

2 - 3m (6-10ft) Herbaceous Average Person
  50cm-1m (20-36in)
 

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  • Pests & Diseases - caterpillars, flea beetles, black fly, slugs.
  • Place of Origin - Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Height - 2 - 3m (6-10ft)
  • Spread - 50cm-1m (20-36in)
  • Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - perennial. 3- to 6-lobed, greyish-green leaves 5cm (2in) long.
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade - roots and stems need to be in cool shade. Plant will climb into sunlight.
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus- rich,
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped - long-spurred flowers 3-4cm (1.25-1.5in) long.

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