Nursery update

Nursery update

On this page we will provide nursery updates, regarding propagation and stock levels.

We are not trying to produce a 'good read' here just short factual information!

Seed raised primulas

As we produce all our plants, naturally stock levels will vary throughout the year. Plants are most abundant at the end of the growing season (September) and least abundant from early summer onwards. This is because we use the seasons to the advantage of plant production. Seed raised stock is sown in February and grown for a whole season before becoming available; so you receive a good sized plant which will flower the following spring, early summer. (we refer to this as 'flowering sized plants')

Currently (mid-May 2017) stock levels are depleting so you will see many plants on the web site as being unavailable. Seedlings are growing away well in cell trays and these will be potted on in June.

Auriculas and other vegetative raised plants

We have large quantitites of auriculas at the early stage of growth and these will be added to the web site during the summer/autumn 2017.  Please bear with us as it is a labour intensive task counting plants across over 600 different varieties.

Philip Bankhead M.Hort (RHS)

10 May 2017