Ceanothus thyrsiflorus Repens
|Botanical name||Ceanothus thyrsiflorus var. repens|
|Delivered as||Pot plant|
|Preferred Soil||Any soil|
|Full grown height||80cm - 100cm|
|Mature width||125cm - 150cm|
How to take care of Ceanothus thyrsiflorus Repens
For best results soak the roots for approx. 2 hrs. before planting and water well after planting and for the next few weeks until the roots become established. Choose a shelter sunny position, preferable against a south or west-facing wall. Applying a general balanced fertilizer in spring after pruning will encourage new growth. When planted in exposed situations Ceanothus thyrsiflorus Repens can be affected by wind and frost injury. If this happens just prune back any frost damaged stems to healthy wood. Avoid excess moisture levels as they can damage the roots which leads to poor growth. If Ceanothus thyrsiflorus Repens is planted too shallow on chalky soils Ceanothus thyrsiflorus Repens can suffer from yellowing of the leaves between the veins (chlorosis). Ceanothus thyrsiflorus Repensis also vulnerable to honey fungus and scale insect attack. Little pruning is required for evergreen varieties, but if you need to prune, then do this in winter or early spring. Propagate deciduous Ceanothus thyrsiflorus Repens shrubs from softwood cuttings from late spring to mid-summer.
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