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Echium Pininana

Echium Pininana


50cm Height /  19cm Pot

SKU: ech001
    • Echium Pininana, commonly known as the "Tower of Jewels" or "Tree Echium," is a spectacular biennial plant that commands attention with its towering stature and stunning floral display. Native to the Canary Islands, this botanical marvel has found its way into gardens worldwide, enchanting gardeners and onlookers alike with its unique characteristics.

    • 50cm Height.
    • 19cm pot. 
    • Echium pininana, commonly known as the giant viper's-bugloss or tower of jewels, is a striking biennial plant native to the Canary Islands. Here are some care instructions for Echium pininana:

    • Sunlight: Echium pininana thrives in full sun. Ensure it receives at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight daily.

    • Soil: Well-draining soil is crucial for Echium pininana. Sandy or loamy soil with good drainage is ideal. If your soil is heavy, consider amending it with organic matter like compost to improve drainage.

    • Watering: While Echium pininana is drought tolerant once established, it still requires regular watering, especially during dry spells or hot weather. Water deeply but infrequently to encourage deep root growth, and allow the soil to dry out slightly between waterings to prevent root rot.

    • Overwintering: In regions with cold winters, Echium pininana may not survive the winter outdoors. Consider growing it as an annual or providing protection from frost, such as by covering it with a frost cloth or moving containers indoors during the coldest months.

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