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Aralia 'Sun King' (VR)

Aralia 'Sun King' (VR)

Large, bright gold leaves emerge in spring and in a sunny position the foliage will remain eye-catching throughout the summer. In full shade, the foliage looks a darker lime green colour. Tall 60cm spikes of tiny white flowers appear in summer.

Price: 48.50 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Note: price includes 0.09 / plant royalty charge
(Additional label charges also apply)

Unit Description:

50 Plants / Tray

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Flowering Time:

July - September

Height x Spread:

100 x 100 cm

Available to Order:

February - October

Recommend Sales:

April - September

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Consumer Information

Narrative Description:

Large, bright gold leaves emerge in spring and in a sunny position the foliage will remain eye-catching throughout the summer. In full shade, the foliage looks a darker lime green colour. Tall 60cm spikes of tiny white flowers appear in summer.

Ideal Conditions:

Partial shade with free-draining soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

Ideal as a central feature in a container or in raised beds or borders.

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Height x Spread / Trail:

100 x 100 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Spring

Summer

Autumn

Flower Colour:

white

Foliage Colour:

green

yellow

Flowering Time:

July - September

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Raised Bed

Container

Prefers:

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

Can be deciduous and drop its leaves over winter. A hardy plant which should survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the hardest frosts.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

ARALIACEAE

Genus:

Aralia

Cultivar:

Sun King

Category:

Hardy Perennials

Recommended Pot Sizes:

3Ltr+

Pot Spacing:

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

Typical time required from pot to sale:

38 weeks over Winter

18 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:

February - October

Recommended Sales Window:

April - September

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:27/1715/18
Qty:35

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

Point of Sale Material:

XL 15cm (2.9)

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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