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Choisya ternata 'Sundance'

Choisya ternata 'Sundance®'

Consumer Information

Narrative Description:

A golden beauty! A selection from C. ternata with bright golden rounded foliage and scented white flowers in June.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers well-drained soil in full sun preferably in a sheltered position to prevent burning of the foliage.

Possible Situation:

Very versatile and suitable for most situations whether it be container or for the border.

Accreditations /
Awards:

RHS Award of Garden Merit (AGM)

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Bushy

Height x Spread / Trail:

150 x 120 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Spring

Summer

Autumn

Winter

Flower Colour:

white

Foliage Colour:

yellow

Flowering Time:

June - September

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Container

Prefers:

Full 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:

RUTACEAE

Genus:

Choisya

Species:

ternata

Cultivar:

Sundance

UPOV:

LICH

UPOV No:

UKPVR 3106

Category:

Shrub

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:

43 weeks over Winter

20 weeks in Spring / Summer

Requires Pinching / Cutting Back

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:

4.5 to 5.0

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:

March - August

Recommended Sales Window:

February - November

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:24/1834/1844/18
Qty:182300627

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

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Tortrix Moth

Two Spotted Mite

Common Diseases:

Other Info:

Sundance may need some shading in summer

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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.