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Dwarf Nasturtium 'Jewel Mix'      

Tropaeolum minus

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Belonging to the Tropaeolum genus (Tropaeolum minus 'Jewel Mix'), Jewel Mix is a variety of Dwarf Nasturtium. Blooms appear in these approximate colours:   Gr 2 Paint Orange and   Dark candy apple red and   Banana yellow. Leaves appear approximately as a   Ao green and   Grade 1 Paint Green colour.

The plant is extremely vigorous and mounds up to 16 inches in heights. Blooms come in a variety of colors including yellow, red, orange, mahogany, and rose. This is a bush habit, non-trailing type that holds its blooms well above the attractive foliage. Developed by Denholm seeds in the late 60’s

Jewel Mix grows as an Annual/Perennial and is a Flower. Being an annual / perennial, it tends to grow either as a single season plant, or a plant that can stay in your garden for many years. Jewel Mix is known for its Mound-Forming habit and growing to a height of approximately 40.64 cm (1.32 feet). This variety tends to bloom in early summer.

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Jewel Mix Dwarf 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 Jewel Mix have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Jewel Mix

  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Easy to care for. Annual in cooler zones, but can be brought inside for the winter months.

A partial sun position will ensure your plant thrives and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Jewel Mix 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 4 - 11 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. A soil ph of between 6.1 and 7.8 is ideal for Jewel Mix as it does best in weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Jewel Mix 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 Jewel Mix about 14 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Jewel Mix

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

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

Harvesting Jewel Mix

Latest Dwarf Nasturtium 'Jewel Mix' Reviews

  • The se direct seed very well and grow rapidly. Very happy and love the coloring of the flowers how they are multi rather than single color flower more a mottling of color.

    5 stars

    FaithAbounds about growing Nasturtium #1
  • Out of three seeds started, first one germinated in 5 days or less. Very happy!

    4 stars

    brainchasm about growing Nasturtium ' Jewel Mix'
  • These nasturtiums are growing very well and they should go in the ground soon.

    3 stars

    Kevalsha about growing Nasturtium
  • Trailing everywhere. I am very happy because I also have three colors: red, yellow and orange.

    5 stars

    Kevalsha about growing Nasturtium

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