|Flower Type||Ball Dahlia|
|Planting Time||Dahlias should be planted when the night temperatures are 10-12 degrees and higher. For most of South Africa this will be from September.|
|Watering||When planting, plant in moist soil. Don’t keep in overly wet soil and not in bone dry soil. The soil must always stay moist. When green leaves emerge from the soil you can start watering more regularly.|
|Life Cycle||Tender Perennial|
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TYPE: Dahlia Tuber
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This year we have decided to thank you for your continued support by offering you free shipping on all orders over R1000.00 per order placed. Standard R120.00 shipping applies to all orders under R1000.00.
If you order Dahlia Tubers | Clumps | Plants and/or Seeds together with your Hydrangea Plant & the order is placed before 11 September, please note that the order will only be sent between 11 – 25 September 2023. Please also note that if you only order a Dahlia plant that the order will also only be sent in September.
IF YOU PLACE YOUR ORDER BETWEEN 22 AUGUST AND 4 SEPTEMBER 2023, YOUR ORDER WILL ONLY GO OUT IN THE SECOND WEEK OF SEPTEMBER DUE TO OUR OFFICE TRAVELING FOR BUSINESS.
As soon as an order is ready to leave the farm, we will share The Courier Guy tracking details accordingly.
We will supply either X 1 Dahlia Clump or X 2 Dahlia Tubers per packet but only guarantee one plant per packet. Once you have received your Dahlias, please check if you have a Dahlia Clump or Dahlia Tuber. The Dahlia packet will be marked either “Clump” or “Tuber”. You can keep your Clumps in a cool dry place until it is planting time, or you can put them in potting soil and keep them next to a window. Single Tubers can be kept in their packaging at room temperature until planting time. For further detailed information please refer to our Dahlia Care Guide. With every Dahlia Tuber purchase you will receive an information page with full instructions on how to grow your Dahlias. Although we try our utmost best to deliver your exact order, we do work with nature and sometimes we don’t get as many tubers as we hoped of a certain variety. If we cannot supply you with a variety, we will be in touch to discuss a replacement. Please inspect your Clumps & Tubers as soon as you receive them and contact us with any concerns. You can reach us on: firstname.lastname@example.org
WILL WE RESTOCK SOLD OUT VARIETIES?
We will load more stock to the website for purchasing by end July once we have packed our Tubers.
90cm - 120cm
Plant in full sun or more than 6 hours of direct sunlight a day
December - April
Pinching is required when plant 30cm high
Dahlias should be planted when the night temperatures are 10-12 degrees and higher. For most of South Africa this will be from September.
Lay the Tuber horizontally 5cm deep and 40cm apart from the next Tuber, growing eye facing upwards, then cover loosely with 3-5cm soil, making sure to remove air pockets.
When planting, plant in moist soil. Don’t keep in overly wet soil and not in bone dry soil. The soil must always stay moist. When green leaves emerge from the soil you can start watering more regularly.
Fertilizer & PPP available on our website.
Apply Plant Protection Products (PPP) when plants are dry and allow enough time for them to dry before the evening.
Don’t treat plants when the ambient air temp. is above 28’C.
Don’t tank mix copper with any other product.
Don’t spray a cocktail of products.
Avoid continuous use of PPP with the same group code to prevent resistance build up.
Bioneem is great organic option by making the plant surface bitter. See our Organic spray program.
Use a spray bottle for effective application of PPP.