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    Jan van Schaffelaar

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

    Specifications
    ☀️ Light Required: Full sun / Partial Shade
    🌷 Height: 40''
    🌸 Blooming Period: Jul - Sep
    🌱 Bulb Size: I (Top Size)
    Planting Distance: 18''
    Planting Depth: 2"
    📍 Hardiness Zone: Zone 8-10
    🦌 Deer Resistant: No
    💐 Minimum Bulbs for Effect: 2-3
    Jan van Schaffelaar

    About Jan van Schaffelaar

    Elevate your garden with the enchanting pink Dahlia Jan van Schaffelaar. This distinguished dahlia boasts a symphony of colors and shapes, making it a must-have for any discerning gardener. This dahlia exudes a regal charm that transforms any garden into a floral masterpiece. Jan van Schaffelaar may be hard to pronounce, but it is a real showstopper in your garden. With its small, but compact petals, and pink color, it sure pops out of your garden.

    • Vibrant petals: petals unfurl in hues of deep pink, contrasting with creamy whites, creating a captivating visual spectacle.
    • Sturdy stems: robust stems ensure the flowers stand tall, weathering both breezy days and summer storms.
    • Extended bloom time: enjoy an extended blooming period, gracing your garden with beauty from late spring through the first frost.
    • Versatile landscaping: perfect for borders, beds, or containers, Jan van Schaffelaar adapts seamlessly to various garden settings.
    • Low maintenance: requiring minimal effort for maximum visual impact.

    How to plant and take care of Dahlia Jan van Schaffelaar

    • Choose a sunny spot with well-draining soil.
    • Dig a hole twice the diameter of the tuber and place it with the 'eyes' facing upwards.
    • Cover with soil and water thoroughly.
    • Water consistently, keeping the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged.
    • Apply a balanced fertilizer every 4-6 weeks during the growing season.
    • Remove spent blooms to encourage continuous flowering.
    • Stake taller varieties to support their elegant posture.
    • In colder climates, dig up tubers before the first frost, store in a cool, dry place, and replant in spring for perennial delight.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    The optimal time for planting Jan van Schaffelaar Dahlia tubers is crucial for ensuring a vibrant bloom. Typically, these tubers are best planted in the spring after the last frost date in your region. However, planting can extend into early summer, ensuring the soil has warmed adequately. For specific guidance, consider your local climate and frost patterns. As a rule of thumb, aim to have them in the ground a month before the hottest part of your summer. This provides ample time for the tubers to establish roots and adapt to their surroundings. Always check the local climate recommendations to enhance the chances of a successful and colorful Dahlia display.

    Jan van Schaffelaar Dahlia tubers don't require daily watering, as excessive moisture can lead to root rot. These plants generally prefer well-drained soil and a moderate watering schedule. Depending on your local climate, a deep watering once or twice a week is usually sufficient. However, during hotter periods, you may need to adjust this frequency. The key is to keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Mulching around the plants helps retain moisture and regulates soil temperature. Regularly monitor the soil's moisture levels, adjusting your watering routine accordingly to promote healthy growth without risking overhydration.

    You can successfully grow Jan van Schaffelaar Dahlias in pots, but proper care and attention are essential. Choose a large container to accommodate the bulb's growth, ensuring it has drainage holes to prevent waterlogging. Use a well-draining potting mix, ideally enriched with organic matter. Place the pot in a location that receives adequate sunlight, as Dahlias thrive in full sun. Regularly water the plant, keeping the soil consistently moist but not soggy. Container-grown Dahlias may require more frequent watering than those in the ground. Fertilize the plants during the growing season, following a balanced fertilizer's recommendations. Be mindful of the pot size and consider staking the plants to support their height and prevent breakage.

    Staking Jan van Schaffelaar Dahlias is often advisable, especially for taller varieties. The weight of the blooms can sometimes cause the stems to bend or break. Install stakes at the time of planting to avoid damaging the roots later. As the plants grow, secure them to the stakes using soft ties or twine, allowing some flexibility for natural movement. Staking not only prevents breakage but also enhances air circulation, reducing the risk of diseases. Additionally, it contributes to a more aesthetically pleasing garden by maintaining an upright and tidy appearance. Regularly inspect the plants and adjust the ties as needed to provide adequate support throughout the growing season.

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