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Marshalls 'Geranium Selection' - 24 Super Plugs

Marshalls

£34.98

Catalogue Code: 5120-1571

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NEW for 2022. With so many Geramiums (Pelagoniums) to choose from its often difficult to decide which to go for. With this bumper selection, we will pick a mix of a different varieties to send which will compliment each other all summer long and offer them at even better value

Key Features

  • Perfect for pots and containers
  • Great in hanging baskets
  • Loved by pollinators
  • Prefers full sun
  • Prefers part shade

Pack Contents: 24 x Super Plugs

Size: 40cm x 40cm

Height: 40cm

Flower Colour: Mixed

Description

  • Geraniums are a British bedding favourite due to their success in the garden every year
  • Flowering colour for months all summer long and easy to grow
  • A mix of colours will be supplied
  • Ideal for use in baskets, containers and the garden borders
  • 24 super plugs will be supplied

Our team on the nursery will carefully select a mix of Geraniums to supply you with a mix of colours that will last all summer long with regular watering and feeding during the season. They will be chosen from our main range which have been selected from years of breeding, trials and testing in pots and gardens for performance and ensure it includes some of the very best on the market. This is a great offer at a great price and actually cheaper per plant than choosing individual varieties and all supplied at the ideal time to either pot on to produce bigger and stronger plants for the garden or planted into baskets to establish straight away as soon as the sign of frosts is over.

How you will receive your plants:

Selected by our team of experts and sent from our nursery, you will receive your super plug plants in plug trays in a box. These are designed to keep your plants secure and to prevent damage in transit. Seedling plugs will require growing-on in larger pots.

Can’t plant straight away?

If you aren't able to pot your super plugs up straight away then ensure they stay moist. You can place your plugs on a saucer or tray of shallow water so they are able to stay hydrated. Aim to have your plugs potted on within 3 days.

Planting tips and hints:

Potting super plugs on: On arrival place your plug trays in shallow water to allow them to soak ensuring the rootballs are moist. Use the end of a pencil or a narrow dibber to gently tease your plugs out of their trays. Choose potting on pots approximately 3 inches in diameter to plant your plugs on. Fill the pots with quality potting on compost and tap down until level. Use your pencil to make a hole in the top of the compost and place your plug plant in, gently pushing around the base of the plant. Repeat this process for all of your plugs and then place them in a tray and thoroughly water with a watering can using a fine rose to prevent the compost from being displaced. Grow your plants in a cold-frame, large sunny windowsill,  or greenhouse. Water every 2-3 days and more frequently if sunny to prevent drying out.

Hardening off:  Once your potted on plants reach a good size and are ready to plant out in their final location, the first step is to harden them off before moving them outdoors permanently. This involves simply placing them outdoors during the day and back undercover at night to allow them to get accustomed to the lower temperatures. Once they have been hardened off for a week your plants should be ready to plant out in their final location.

Planting in containers: Sprinkle a layer of stone or gravel in the bottom of the container to aid drainage. Use a high-quality young plant or general-purpose compost spaced evenly with enough space to allow the plants to grow. Mix in a slow-release granular fertiliser in the compost before placing the plant to provide plenty of nutrients. Water thoroughly once planted up. Continue to water every 3-5 days and don't allow the container to dry out.

Planting in the ground: Dig a hole approximately twice as deep and 3 times as wide as the plant, if your soil is heavy mix in general-purpose compost, horticultural sand and stone or potting grit to ensure good drainage. Gently compact the soil around the plant and water thoroughly.

Feeding and aftercare: When feeding use a liquid feed high in potash so it gets to the roots of the plant allowing them to absorb the feed.

*Planting and flowering months below are subject to seasonal weather conditions.

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