ARUNCUS dioicus

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ARUNCUS dioicus

Goat's Beard, Bride's Feathers
(sylvestris)
Select Item No. AA952

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Rosaceae
Origin: Temperate regions of the northern hemisphere: forests, forest margins, open woodland.
Distinction: Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from the Royal Horticultural Society.
Special Features: Statuesque habit with handsome serrated leaves and showy white panicles. From selected plants.
Historical: The roots have been used to treat bee stings.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: May - June
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: imparipinnate, finely serrate
Growth Habit: erect / tall
Height with Flowers: 160 cm
Spacing between Plants: 60 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Location:
Characteristics: decorative fruit / solitary plant
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.08 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
12500
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 6 - 8 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
Sowing Direction:

(9) These seeds germinate rapidly depending on species and origin. If germination does not occur after 3–4 weeks a cooling period of 2–4 weeks is recommended.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
late autumn - early spring
Sowing to Germination: 6 - 8 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut back 1-2 times; once at transplanting; once again 4 weeks later to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Forcing: This species is not a suitable candidate for forcing.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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