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Ranunculus Mixed (Ranunculus asiaticus) pre packed x 15

was $4.80 now $3.00 inc GST

currently out of season

Ranunculi are excellent spring flowering bulbs that produce masses of bright colourful full blooms, they look great mass planted in the ground or used as a bright feature in a pot. Rununculi grow to a height of 40-60cm.

POSITION: Full sun, with protection from strong winds.

SOIL: Ideally grown in soil that has been enriched by digging in blood and bone and animal manure or compost one month earlier, providing a fertile free draining soil that still has good moisture retention.

PLANTING: Plant bulbs (corms) in March - May at a depth of 5cm, fingers pointing downward.

WATER: Water in well and keep soil moist but not wet.

FERTILISING: Along with good soil preparation, Ranunculi like a liquid fertiliser applied fortnightly.

PEST AND DISEASE: Slugs and snails love Ranunculi so don’t forget to put out appropriate controls. Mildew can be a problem in warm humid weather if needed an appropriate fungicide will help.

LONGEVITY: Ranunculi can be left in the soil for up to two years but are best treated as an annual or Bi-annual as the bulbs (corms) start to deteriorate after this time.