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    Ace Summer Sunset

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    🚚 Shipping Starts: Sold out for season 2024
    📩 Quantity per Package: 1 Big Tuber

    ☀ Light Required: Full Sun / Partial Shade
    đŸŒ· Height: 38-40"
    🌾 Blooming Period: Jul - Sep
    đŸŒ± Bulb Size: I (Top Size)
    ↔ Planting Distance: 24"
    ↕ Planting Depth: 2"
    📍 Hardiness Zone: Zone 8-10
    🩌 Deer Resistant: No
    💐 Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 1-2
    Ace Summer Sunset

    About Ace Summer Sunset Dahlia

    The Dahlia Ace Summer Sunset is a stunning and vibrant addition to any garden. This Dinnerplate Dahlia is a true showstopper, with large and bright blooms in a range of coral pink, orange and yellow hues. Perfect for adding a pop of color to any garden or landscape, this dahlia is sure to turn heads.

    • The whole summer long a small ‘summer sunset’ in your garden 
    • Large and bright blooms in a range of coral pink, orange and yellow hues
    • A sturdy and hardy plant that can withstand varying weather conditions
    • Perfect for adding a pop of color to any garden or landscape
    • Easy to plant and maintain, making it perfect for both experienced and novice gardeners
    • Ships as a tuber, ready to be planted in the spring for a beautiful summer display
    • Grows up to 38-40'' tall
    • Has huge-sized blossoms of 8''

    How to care for your Dahlia Ace Summer Sunset

    • Plant it in well-drained soil in an area that receives full sun 
    • Water regularly, making sure not to overwater
    • Deadhead spent blooms to encourage reblooming 
    • In fall, when the leaves have turned yellow, dig up the tubers, clean them off and store them in a cool, dry place until spring

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The best time to plant Ace Summer Sunset Dahlia tubers is in late spring, once the soil has warmed up and the threat of frost has passed. Dahlias are warm-weather plants and need soil temperatures above 60°F to grow properly.

    If you live in an area with cool springs, it is best to wait until the soil has warmed up before planting your tubers. Dahlias grow best in well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter. Before planting, amend the soil with compost or other organic matter to improve the soil structure and fertility.

    With proper care, your Ace Summer Sunset Dahlia should begin blooming in the late summer or early fall.

    Ace Summer Sunset Dahlia tubers should not be watered every day. Overwatering can lead to root rot and cause harm to the plant. Instead, water them deeply and thoroughly once or twice a week, depending on the weather and soil conditions.

    To determine if your plants need watering, insert your finger into the soil and if it feels dry, it is time to water. In hot, dry weather, you may need to water more frequently. Make sure to water the soil around the base of the plant and not just the leaves, as this will encourage deep root growth. When watering, use a hose or watering can and make sure the water penetrates the soil to the depth of the tuber.

    Allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings to prevent root rot. Proper watering is essential for the growth and development of Ace Summer Sunset Dahlia.

    It is possible to grow Ace Summer Sunset Dahlia tubers in pots. Dahlias are great for container gardening and are a fantastic choice for small spaces or balconies.

    To grow them in pots, select a container that is at least 12 inches in diameter and depth. Fill it with a well-draining soil mix and add compost or organic matter to the mix to improve soil fertility. Place the tuber in the pot and cover it with soil and water well. Place the pot in a sunny location and water regularly. Make sure the soil remains moist but not waterlogged.

    Fertilize the dahlia every 2-4 weeks with a balanced fertilizer and deadhead the flowers regularly to encourage new blooms. It is essential to remember to bring the pot indoors during frost or extremely cold weather to protect the tuber.

    Ace Summer Sunset Dahlia tubers can be grown in either pots or in the ground, depending on your preferences and gardening needs. In pots, you can have more control over the growing conditions such as soil, water, and light. This makes it easier to manage pests and diseases, and you can also move the pots around to find the perfect spot for your Dahlias. Additionally, potting dahlias allows you to extend the growing season, as you can bring the pots indoors during colder weather to protect the tubers.

    On the other hand, growing dahlias in the ground offer a more natural setting and can provide a larger growing space for the tubers. This is especially important if you want to create a large display of summer blooms. Additionally, planting in the ground can also help improve soil structure, as the roots of the dahlias help to aerate the soil and add organic matter as they grow.

    Choose an area of the garden with full sun exposure and make sure the soil is well drained. Dig a planting hole that is wide enough to accommodate the tuber, and a few inches deeper to provide good drainage. The tubers should be planted at least 3-4 inches deep.

    Fill the planting hole up to the top with soil, and water the planting hole until moist. Plant the tuber with the small buds pointing up, and cover it with soil. Pack the soil firmly to ensure good contact with the tuber and water it again.

    Mulch around the planted tuber with a thick layer of organic material like pine needles, straw, or bark chips. This will help the soil to retain moisture and protect the tuber from frost.

    Once planted, water the Ace Summer Sunset Dahlia every one to two weeks during periods of drought. Fertilize with a balanced fertilizer every three or four weeks during the growing season.

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