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    Gladiolus Green Star is a large flowered, deep green gladiolus that opens 6 to 8 florets. It is good for exhibition and garden.

    Product Information
    🚚 Shipping Starts: End of March 2023
    📦 Quantity per Package: 10 Bulbs

    ☀️ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
    🌷 Height: 40-48"
    🌸 Blooming Period: Jul - Oct
    🌱 Bulb Size: 12/14
    Planting Distance: 4"
    Planting Depth: 2"
    📍 Hardiness Zone: 7-10
    🦌 Deer Resistant: Yes
    Green Star

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The best time to plant Green Star gladiolus bulbs is in the spring, after the danger of frost has passed and the soil has warmed up. Depending on your location, this could be anywhere from April to May.

    Spring planting allows the bulbs to establish roots and start growing before the hot summer months. It is important to plant the bulbs at a depth of 4 inches and 4 to 6 inches apart in well-draining soil with full sun exposure. Proper watering and fertilization will help ensure healthy growth and abundant blooms. With proper care, Green Star gladiolus bulbs should produce tall spikes of green and white flowers in mid to late summer.

    Soaking Green Star gladiolus bulbs before planting is not necessary, but it can help speed up the germination process and encourage strong root development. Soaking can also help soften the outer shell of the bulb, making it easier for the plant to take up water and nutrients.

    However, if the bulbs are already healthy and plump, soaking may not be necessary. It is important to not soak the bulbs for too long as this can lead to rot. A good rule of thumb is to soak the bulbs for no more than two hours in lukewarm water before planting them in well-drained soil.

    Green Star gladiolus bulbs thrive in well-drained soil and full sun exposure. They prefer soil that is rich in organic matter and slightly acidic. When planting, choose a location that receives at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day.

    It is also important to ensure that the soil is loose and crumbly, as gladiolus bulbs do not grow well in compacted soil. To avoid waterlogged soil, plant the bulbs in a slightly raised bed or in a location with good drainage. With the proper conditions, Green Star gladiolus bulbs can produce tall, vibrant green stalks with striking white flowers that will add a stunning touch to any garden or landscape.

    Green Star gladiolus plants benefit from a well-balanced fertilizer that contains equal parts of nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, such as a 5-10-10 or 10-20-20 fertilizer. These nutrients help promote healthy growth, strong roots, and vibrant blooms. It's important to apply fertilizer at the right time to avoid overfeeding or underfeeding. A

    Apply fertilizer when planting, then once a month during the growing season, and stop fertilizing after the flowers have faded. Be sure to follow the manufacturer's instructions for application rates and watering. Proper fertilization can help your Green Star gladiolus thrive and produce beautiful, show-stopping flowers.


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