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Agapanthus 'Tom Thumb' (P)

Agapanthus 'Tom Thumb' (P)

This evergreen variety has beautiful clusters of blue blooms which appear on dark green stems, approximately 30-40cm tall. Foliage is a lush green colour.

Price: 57.25 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Note: price includes 0.185 / plant royalty charge
(Additional label charges also apply)

Unit Description:

50 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Flowering Time:

June - August

Height x Spread:

40 x 25 cm

Available to Order:

January - August

Recommend Sales:

February - November

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Consumer Information

Narrative Description:

This evergreen variety has beautiful clusters of blue blooms which appear on dark green stems, approximately 30-40cm tall. Foliage is a lush green colour.

Ideal Conditions:

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

Possible Situation:

This variety is quite happy to be planted in fair sized tubs and containers, but equally likes to get its roots out into a raised bed or mid to front border.

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Height x Spread / Trail:

40 x 25 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Summer

Flower Colour:

blue

Foliage Colour:

green

Flowering Time:

June - August

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Raised Bed

Container

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

May die back over winter to revive again the following spring. A hardy plant which should survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the hardest frosts.

Plant Care:

Remove spent flower heads to keep plant neat.

Cultural Information

Family:

ALLIACEAE

Genus:

Agapanthus

Cultivar:

Tom Thumb

UPOV:

TOM THUMB

UPOV No:

EUPVR APP 20080289

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:

12 weeks over Winter

8 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:

Medium crop 8 - 15C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

January - August

Recommended Sales Window:

February - November

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:10/1820/1840/18
Qty:183114

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

Point of Sale Material:

XL 15cm (3)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Aphid

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.

Qty Discounts Available

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

Min Order 10 Trays

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