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New products at Plant Me Now

by John - February 13th, 2014.
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New products added today at Plant Me Now

Potato Charlotte (2kg seed potatoes)

Potato Charlotte (2kg seed potatoes) £4.95
Charlotte seed potatoes have a hint of a chestnut flavour and a firm texture. They are excellent in salads and are a second early variety. Charlotte seed potatoes are great for: Boiling Roasting Salads Planting can take place as soon as the risk of frost has passed in your area, during spring, March-May. Plant 10-13cm (4-5inches) deep in shallow ridges. Seed should be 20-23cm (8-9inches) apart in the row, with 60cm (24inches) between each row. Earth the plants up when they are 20cm (8inches) tall. This encourages a higher yield of potatoes. Watering your plants well will improve crop yield and discourage scab from forming. Harvest July – September Our whole range of seed potatoes are Certified Scottish seed potatoes.

Dahlia Tahiti Sunrise (1 tuber)

Dahlia Tahiti Sunrise (1 tuber) £2.45
A real exotic looking dahlia with yellow flowers that have fuschia pink tips. Dahlia Tahiti Sunrise flowers all summer long – this dwarf variety grow to around 60cm in height. Ideal in borders and flowerbeds. Dahlias like any well cultivated, garden soil with a good supply of organic material. Sunny sites away from strong winds. Use as a border or bedding plant dahlias make good cut flowers. Short varieties can also be grown in containers on the patio or balcony. Dahlias vary in height, so plant at the front or back of borders or in pots, according to height. Keep the plants well watered during growth. Either lift tubers after flowering and store frost free in dry compost or particularly in warmer areas, cover with a mulch over winter. For early flowering, tubers may be started off in boxes in April; use a light soil mixed with compost. Keep slightly moist, cool and free from frost. When he danger of frosts has passed, plant out the sprouted tubers. If used as a cut flower, cut the stems on when the flower has fully developed.