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Achillea 'King Alfred'

Achillea 'King Alfred'

A low growing Achillea with silver foliage with sulphur-yellow flowers that appear in spring.

Price: 29.00 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Unit Description:

100 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Spreading

Flowering Time:

June - August

Height x Spread:

10 x 25 cm

Available to Order:

August - May

Recommend Sales:

January - June

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Consumer Information

Narrative Description:

A low growing Achillea with silver foliage with sulphur-yellow flowers that appear in spring.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun, or partial shade with moist soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

Ideal for bed edges, rock gardens, banks, walls and containers.

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Spreading

Height x Spread / Trail:

10 x 25 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Summer

Flower Colour:

yellow

Foliage Colour:

silver/grey

Flowering Time:

June - August

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Raised Bed

Container

Ground Cover

Rockery

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

A hardy plant which should survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the hardest frosts.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

ASTERACEAE

Genus:

Achillea

Cultivar:

King Alfred

Category:

Alpines

Recommended Pot Sizes:

9cm

11cm

1Ltr

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

9 weeks over Winter

7 weeks in Spring / Summer

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Free draining - keep evenly moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires normal/regular feeding (Standard EC)

Recommended pH:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Cool crop 4 -12C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

August - May

Recommended Sales Window:

January - June

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:26/1736/1746/1704/1814/1824/18
Qty:11113354075

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

Point of Sale Material:

Midi 12cm (4.7)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Aphid

Common Diseases:

Botrytis

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.

Qty Discounts Available

  • for orders over 50 trays + additional discounts when placed 16 weeks in advance

Min Order 10 Trays

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