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Actaea 'Black Negligee' (VR)

Actaea 'Black Negligee' (VR)

Petite berries appear in August followed by architectural plumes of upright, Jasmine-scented, creamy white flowers from September. Foliage is a handsome contrasting sooty-black colour.

Price: 39.96 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Note: price includes 0.165 / plant royalty charge
(Additional label charges also apply)

Unit Description:

18 Plants / Rack

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Flowering Time:

September - October

Height x Spread:

120 x 60 cm

Available to Order:

N/A

Recommend Sales:

N/A

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Narrative Description:

Petite berries appear in August followed by architectural plumes of upright, Jasmine-scented, creamy white flowers from September. Foliage is a handsome contrasting sooty-black colour.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun, or partial shade with moist but free-draining soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

A wonderful addition to a shade or woodland garden or summer border in the full sun with lots of water to see the darkest foliage.

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Height x Spread / Trail:

120 x 60 cm

Features:

Attracts Wildlife

Scented

Typical Season:

Spring

Summer

Autumn

Winter

Flower Colour:

white

Foliage Colour:

black

Flowering Time:

September - October

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Raised Bed

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:

RANUNCULACEAE

Genus:

Actaea

Cultivar:

Black Negligee

Category:

Hardy Perennials

Recommended Pot Sizes:

1Ltr

3Ltr+

Pot Spacing:

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

Typical time required from pot to sale:

0 weeks over Winter

0 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 more than regular feeding (High 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:

N/A

Recommended Sales Window:

N/A

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:13/1723/1701/18
Qty:311238

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

Point of Sale Material:

XL 15cm (1.04)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Common Diseases:

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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.

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