Dahlia Melon grow and care – perennial herbaceous deciduous geophyte of the genus Dahlia in group Camelia, Dahlia Melon perennial deciduous used as ornamental plant and also as cut flower, can grow in subtropics, mediterranean, desert, temperate, tropics climate and grow in hardiness zone of 8-11, if the tubers take outside of the soil it can grow in the winter in hardiness zone of 2-7 and 12+.
Leaves color is green in oval shape and serrated margin.
Dahlia Melon flower
Flower color is red with yellow stripes, flowers multi petals and petal shape ovate to elliptic with pointed top and wider base the petals become wavy or curly.
Dahlia Melon for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Dahlia Melon growing and care:
In cold area to take the bulb in the winter out of the ground, well drain soil,
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Tuber / Bulb Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Yes in order to get specific cultivar Difficulties or problems when growing: Rotten bulb, nitrogen cause problem with the flowers Spring / in cold place mid spring Recommended planting season? Aphids, snail, slugs Pests and diseases: Pruning season: Winter How to prune: In the end of the season in cold area to cut all the leaves and pull the bulb, in warm place just to cut the dead flowers and leaves Size of the plant: 0.3-1.5 m, sometimes can be more Growth speed in optimal condition: Medium growing Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full sun / Half shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring / Summer / Autumn Bloom season? General information about the flower: Red flowers with yellow stripes, multi petals and petal shape ovate to elliptic with pointed top and wider base the petals become wavy or curly. Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Autumn flowers Spring flowers Summer flowers Flower colors Climate Desert Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Tropics Climate Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Plant life-form Deciduous Geophyte Herbaceous Perennial plant Plant Uses Floristry Ornamental plants Planting Season Plants sun exposure Watering plants Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13 Hardiness zone 2 Hardiness zone 3 Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9