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Garden nasturtium 'Tom Thumb Mixed'

Tropaeolum majus

'Tom Thumb Mixed' is a Garden nasturtium variety in the Tropaeolum genus with a scientific name of Tropaeolum majus. This variety is an Flower that typically grows as an Annual/Perennial, which is defined as a plant that can matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of one year or more. Tom Thumb Mixed is known for growing to a height of approximately 40.64 cm (that's 1.32 feet in imperial).

Tom Thumb Mixed Garden nasturtium is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

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How to grow Garden nasturtium 'Tom Thumb Mixed'

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Tom Thumb Mixed is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Tom Thumb Mixed are Zone 10 and Zone 11. Ideally plant in loamy, sandy and clay soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.1 and 7.8 as Tom Thumb Mixed likes to be in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Tom Thumb Mixed from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.5 inches (1.27 cm).

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Tom Thumb Mixed about 14 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Tom Thumb Mixed

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Tom Thumb Mixed is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Tom Thumb Mixed

Garden nasturtium 'Tom Thumb Mixed' information

How long does Tom Thumb Mixed take to grow?

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When should I sow Tom Thumb Mixed?

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