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Phormium Plant

Phormium Tenax 'Tom Thumb' Plant (2L Pot)

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Potted Phormium Plant - Description

  • Potted Phormium Plants
  • AKA New Zealand Flax
  • Potted Plant
  • Species: Tenax
  • Cultivar: 'Tom Thumb'
  • Small Phormium
  • Glossy Green Foliage
  • Fine Leaves, Grass-like
  • Pot Size: 2 Litres

Potted Phormium Plant - Characteristics

  • Excellent choice for any garden
  • Grown for interesting & colourful foliage
  • Can produce a flower but only occasionally
  • Mature height & spread: 60 x 30cm
  • Foliage: Slender, arching, strap-like foliage with slight curl
  • Spacing: 2m apart
  • Grow rate: Moderate
  • Half hardy
  • Phormiums can struggle in temperatures of -7°C

Potted Phormium Plant - Uses

  • Excellent plants for any garden setting
  • Plants offer a contrasting leaf shape & colour
  • Spiked growing habit make phormiums stand out in flower beds
  • Considered an 'architectural plant' for these reasons
  • Often planted in modern style planting schemes
  • Suited to coastal conditions
  • Tom Thumb is ideal for small, medium & large gardens
  • Phormium companion plants include Japanese Maple, Fatsia Japonica, Ferns, Spiraea Goldflame

Potted Phormium Plant - How to Grow

  • Ensure plants are well watered before sowing
  • Choose a sunny spot
  • Phormiums like fertile soils
  • Happy in damp & free draining soils
  • When planting, dig a planting hole approx. twice the width of the pot
  • Use a fork to loosen the soil in the base of the planting hole
  • Add a small amount of compost or fertiliser to the hole when planting
  • Gently remove the plant from it's pot
  • Position the plant in the hole.
  • Take care when planting - be gentle on the plant's roots
  • Water in well after planting
  • Mulch around the base of plants after sowing
  • Phormiums require little or no maintenance once planted
  • Just ensure that plant is moist & feed once a year in Spring
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