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Polygonatum Giganteum | Urban Botanicals

Polygonatum Giganteum


70cm - 80cm Height / 19cm Pot

SKU: poly002
    • Introducing Polygonatum giganteum, the majestic Giant Solomon's Seal! Standing tall with grace and grandeur, this stunning perennial plant captivates with its elegant arching stems adorned with pairs of dangling, bell-shaped flowers. Native to the Himalayas and parts of Asia, Polygonatum giganteum brings a touch of exotic beauty to any garden or landscape.

    • 70-80cm Height.
    • 19cm pot. 
    • Polygonatum Giganteum, commonly known as Solomon's seal, is a beautiful perennial plant native to Europe and Asia. Here are some care instructions to help it thrive:

    • Light: Solomon's seal prefers partial to full shade. It thrives under the canopy of trees or in areas with filtered sunlight. Avoid exposing it to direct sunlight, especially during the hottest parts of the day.

    • Soil: This plant prefers moist, well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. A slightly acidic to neutral pH soil is ideal. Adding compost or organic mulch around the base of the plant can help retain moisture and improve soil quality.

    • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the plant's active growing season in spring and summer. However, ensure that the soil is not waterlogged, as this can lead to root rot. Water deeply but less frequently rather than shallow, frequent watering.

    • Fertilization: Solomon's seal generally doesn't require much fertilization. However, you can apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring to encourage healthy growth.

    • Mulching: Applying a layer of organic mulch, such as shredded bark or compost, around the base of the plant helps retain soil moisture, suppresses weeds, and provides nutrients as it breaks down.

    • Division: Over time, Solomon's seal may become crowded. Dividing the clumps every few years in early spring or fall can rejuvenate the plant and prevent overcrowding. Simply dig up the clump, separate the rhizomes, and replant them in prepared soil.

    • Pests and Diseases: Solomon's seal is generally resistant to pests and diseases. However, it can occasionally be affected by snails, slugs, or fungal diseases in overly wet conditions. Remove any affected foliage promptly and ensure good air circulation around the plant.

    • Support: Some taller varieties of Solomon's seal may benefit from support, especially if they tend to flop over. Use stakes or discreet supports to prop up the stems if necessary.

    • Winter Care: Solomon's seal dies back to the ground in winter, but this is normal. Mulch the area around the plant in late fall to protect the roots during winter, especially in colder climates.

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