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Dinner Plate Dahlia 'Cactus Black Wizard'

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Cactus Black Wizard is a variety of Dinner Plate Dahlia which is a member of the Dahlia family. Its botanical name is Dahlia pinnata 'Cactus Black Wizard'. A type of Flower, it mainly grows as a Perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Cactus Black Wizard is known for growing to a height of approximately 90.0 cm (that's 2.93 feet in imperial).

Cactus Black Wizard Dinner Plate Dahlia is normally fairly low maintenance and quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Cactus Black Wizard have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Cactus Black Wizard

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Cactus Black Wizard likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Cactus Black Wizard is generally regarded as a tender plant, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors.

Growing Cactus Black Wizard from seed

Aim to sow 0.39 inches (1.0 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 11.7 inches (30.0 cm). For optimal germination, soil temperature should be a minimum of 20°C / 68°F.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Cactus Black Wizard about 60 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Cactus Black Wizard

Cactus Black Wizard is tender, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Cactus Black Wizard

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