Fuchsia Trailing Julie Horton Plug Plant

Fuchsia Trailing Julie Horton Plug Plant

Price: £0.99
COLOUR: Delicate pink flowers
 
HEIGHT/ SPREAD: Can trail up to 50cm
 
IDEAL FOR: Hanging baskets/ Patio containers
 
FLOWERING PERIOD: June - October
 
PLANTING POSITION: Sun/ Partial shade
 
HARDINESS: Half-hardy Annual
 
SUPPLIED AS: Jumbo plugs with a 3.5cm rootball
 
​DISPATCH: March - May

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A new addition for 2014!  A beautiful trailing fuchsia with rose-like buds and ruffles of pink flowers.  Ideal in mixed hanging baskets or tubs, or plant 5 in a 12" or 30cm basket for a lovely display.

These Fuchsia plugs will need potting on into a 9 or 10cm pot and growing on in a greenhouse or on a sunny windowsill.  They can also be planted straight into hanging baskets as long as the baskets are kept in the warm.  They need to be kept at a minimum of 7 degrees celsius.  We recommend that you keep your plug plants quite dry in the early stages of growing to encourage root growth.  However it is very important not to let them dry out completely!  The compost should be kept moist, not waterlogged, but also not dry and dusty.  

Once the risk of frost has passed your Fuchsias can be planted in the garden.  Fuchsias prefer a position in sun or partial shade.  Feed them weekly when they are in flower with a good quality multipurpose feed.  Water regularly to prevent them from drying out.  Watering is best done in the morning or evening instead of when the sun is at its strongest, to prevent the leaves from being scorched.  Remove faded flowers before they go to seed to encourage new flower growth.