Cyclamen Red Punnet
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Cyclamen Red – Punnet
Will flower in shade.
A colourful, tuberous, cold-loving perennial plant with round, green and silver marbled leaves. Cyclamen Red produces an abundance of flowers with upswept-petals from early Autumn to late Spring. Best grown in free-draining, humus-rich soil in a shaded position. Cyclamen Red has low water requirements. Allow the plant to dry out between watering. Do not let the plant sit in water for extended periods of time or it will rot.
Position: Full sun to part shade
*Please note: Cyclamens are generally treated as an annual plant.
The reason behind this is as follow; the flowers and foliage will die down in late Spring. Before remerging in the Autumn, to flower in the for the Winter months. Avoid overwatering as this can lead to root rot and the collapse of the plant.
Garden Beds: Make sure to prepare the soil prior to planting. Mixing in a bag of well-aged animal manure or compost can help to condition and revitalise tired soils. Make sure to blend compost/manures with the pre-existing soil. Once the soil has been prepare, dig a hole which is wider, but not deeper, than the original size of the pot the plant has come in. Position the plant in the hole and backfill any gaps with the excess soil. Give the plant a deep soaking of water to help settle the roots.
Container Gardens: Make sure that the container chosen is large enough for the plant being planted. Never pot a plant into a container which is too small. Use a premium quality potting mix as this has all the added fertilisers and wetting agents required for having a healthy plant. Make a hole which is wider but not deeper than the original size of the pot the plant came in. Position the plant in the hole and backfill any gaps with the excess soil. Water the plant in to settle the roots.
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