- 1 x Aster divaricatus
|Botanical name||Aster divaricatus|
|Delivered as||Pot plant|
|Preferred Soil||Any soil|
|Fully grown in||1 year|
|Full grown height||40cm - 60cm|
|Mature width||30cm - 40cm|
How to take care of Aster divaricatus
Aster divaricatus can be invasive, so either plant Aster divaricatus in large containers or in a permanent place at the back of the border. Aster divaricatus dislike being disturbed. Young plants need extra phosphorus to encourage good root development. Plant Aster divaricatus in a well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Aster divaricatus are hardy but the crowns need mulch for the first two winters. Cut back to nearly ground level once the flowering season is over. Aster divaricatus often take two - three years to bloom. Divide Aster divaricatus 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. Aster divaricatus will fail to grow if your soil is too heavy and has poor drainage. All Aster divaricatus tend to perform unevenly, even when grown in full sun. Snails and slugs can do substantial damage if left unchecked.
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