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Growing instructions for Late Singles

The late singles make up a section of Chrysanthemum that is becoming increasingly popular. To get the best quality blooms they will probably need some protection at flowering time, which is in November. As a cut flower they are long-lasting and have the advantage of being highly scented.

Late single varieties can be grown with up to 12 flowers per plant. Each stem will need disbudding to produce large flowers. To make it easier to move them undercover, grow in pots, starting in a 9cm (3.5") and potting on twice, to finish in a 23cm (9") pot. Use a good quality potting compost, such as John Innes No. 3, and feed weekly with our tried and tested fertilizer, click here for more information. Water moderately, keeping the compost just moist, at all times. They prefer cool conditions, so are best not moved undercover until just before the flowers open.

Late Singles

Late Singles

Late Singles