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Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Amy Purpurea'

Euphorbia amygdaloides 'Amy Purpurea'

Consumer Information

Narrative Description:

Dark bronze-green leaves with new shoots of deep purple and flowers of lime-green which last through spring.

Ideal Conditions:

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

Possible Situation:

Particularly useful in the pot, or container for the summer, mixed with Euryops or Erysimum and can be transplanted into the bed or border after use in the container to continue to satisfy.

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Height x Spread / Trail:

50 x 45 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Autumn

Flower Colour:

green

Foliage Colour:

Bronze

purple

Flowering Time:

March - June

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Container

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:

CAUTION: Euphorbia sap can cause irritation to eyes and skin and can also be harmful if eaten.

Cultural Information

Family:

EUPHORBIACEAE

Genus:

Euphorbia

Species:

amygdaloides

Cultivar:

Amy Purpurea

Category:

Hardy Perennials

Recommended Pot Sizes:

11cm

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

8 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:

Standard 5.0 to 5.5

Growth Regulation PGR:

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

Temperature During Production:

Warm crop 11 - 19C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

January - November

Recommended Sales Window:

February - November

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:05/1815/1825/1835/18
Qty:9172122

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

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Common Diseases:

Powdery Mildew

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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.