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Garden nasturtium 'Dwarf Cherry Rose'

Tropaeolum majus

  • 10 plantings
  • 1 available for swap
  • 2 wanted
  • 9 stashed

Belonging to the Tropaeolum genus (Tropaeolum majus 'Dwarf Cherry Rose'), Dwarf Cherry Rose is a variety of Garden nasturtium. An annual/perennial, so it will last at least a year and up to several years in its native climate. Dwarf Cherry Rose is known for growing to a height of approximately 40.64 cm (that's 1.32 feet in imperial). This variety tends to bloom in early summer.

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Dwarf Cherry Rose Garden nasturtium is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Dwarf Cherry Rose have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Dwarf Cherry Rose

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Enjoys a partial sun position in your garden and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Dwarf Cherry Rose is thought of as hardy, so it can be safe to leave outdoors for the majority of winter (although if in doubt, using a row cover is often a good idea). Use USDA Hardiness Zone 10 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Planting Dwarf Cherry Rose in loamy, sandy and clay soil with a ph of between 6.1 and 7.8 is ideal for as it does best in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Dwarf Cherry Rose from seed

If you soak the seeds in a glass of water overnight, before sowing them, they germinate a lot better!

Aim to sow 0.5 inches (1.27 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 1.95 inches (5.0 cm).

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Dwarf Cherry Rose about 14 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Dwarf Cherry Rose

As the seedlings develop, thin to achieve a final spacing of 25cm.

As Dwarf Cherry Rose is hardy, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Dwarf Cherry Rose