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Miscanthus sinensis 'Cute One' (P)

Miscanthus sinensis 'Cute One' (P)

Consumer Information

Narrative Description:

This is one of the more compact Miscanthus unlike the "elephant" form. It produces arching green foliage with distinctive veins of white, which is adorned with beautiful copper-bronze coloured flowerheads from August to October.

Ideal Conditions:

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

Possible Situation:

The versatility of the grasses allow them to be placed in nearly any situation, from being in a container,or raised bed, to being in the border or rockery. This miscanthus is perfect for a small garden.

Accreditations /
Awards:

New to the Catalogue

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Upright

Height x Spread / Trail:

40 x 40 cm

Features:

Typical Season:

Spring

Summer

Autumn

Flower Colour:

Bronze

Foliage Colour:

green

Flowering Time:

August - October

Planting Recommendations:

Bed/Border

Raised Bed

Container

Rockery

Prefers:

Full Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

A hardy plant which should survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the hardest frosts.

Plant Care:

This plant should not be cut back in autumn as the foliage gives interest in winter and serves as protection against frost. Remove old unsightly leaves in the spring before new shoots appear.

Cultural Information

Family:

POACEAE

Genus:

Miscanthus

Species:

sinensis

Cultivar:

Cute One

UPOV:

EUPVR TBAF

UPOV No:

Category:

Ornamental Grasses

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:

30 weeks over Winter

14 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:

Cool crop 4 -12C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

February - August

Recommended Sales Window:

February - November

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:25/18
Qty:13

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:

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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.