Acanthus Mollis Bears Breeches
- 1 x Acanthus mollis Bear's Breeches
|Botanical name||Acanthus mollis ' Bear's Breeches'|
|Delivered as||Pot plant|
|Preferred Soil||Any soil|
|Fully grown in||5 years|
|Full grown height||125cm - 150cm|
|Mature width||30cm - 40cm|
How to take care of Acanthus Mollis Bears Breeches
Acanthus mollis (Berenklauw) can be invasive, so either plant Acanthus mollis (Berenklauw) in large containers or in a permanent place at the back of the border. Acanthus mollis (Berenklauw) dislike being disturbed. Young plants need extra phosphorus to encourage good root development. Plant Acanthus mollis (Berenklauw) in a well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Acanthus mollis (Berenklauw) are hardy but the crowns need mulch for the first two winters. Cut back to nearly ground level once the flowering season is over. Acanthus mollis (Berenklauw) often take two - three years to bloom. Divide Acanthus mollis (Berenklauw) after 3 -5 blooming seasons in either spring or autumn. The easiest way to increase your plants is by taking cuttings in late autumn and early winter. Acanthus mollis (Berenklauw) will fail to grow if your soil is too heavy and has poor drainage. All Acanthus mollis (Berenklauw) tend to perform unevenly, even when grown in full sun. Snails and slugs can do substantial damage if left unchecked.
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