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Eucomis Autumnalis
Eucomis Autumnalis Eucomis Autumnalis

Eucomis Autumnalis is also known as the Autumn Pineapple Lily.

Eucomis are bulbous perennials forming a large pineapple shaped formation with an erect stem bearing many star-shaped flowers, topped by a crown leaves. Eucomis flower in late summer and early autumn.

E. autumnalis is a perennial that will grow to 40cm tall, bearing a dense amount of greenish-white, star-shaped flowers in late summer and autumn.

How to plant Eucomis

  • Find a location in full sun/partial shade.
  • Eucomis can be grown in most soil types, please ensure it is well-drained.
  • Water freely when in flower. 

How to plant Eucomis in pots

  • We recommend planting in a loam-based compost like John Innes No.3 with added grit.
  • Mix 2/3 compost to 1/3 horticultural grit. 
  • Plant in a wide, shallow pan container.
  • Plant bulbs so the tip is just below the surface.
  • Allow 7-15cm (3-6") apart.

How to plant Eucomis in the garden

  • Plant each bulb 10-15cm (4-6") deep to protect from frost damage and 15cm (6") apart.
  • Plant bulbs so the tip is just below the surface.

Description

Eucomis Autumnalis is also known as the Autumn Pineapple Lily.

Eucomis are bulbous perennials forming a large pineapple shaped formation with an erect stem bearing many star-shaped flowers, topped by a crown leaves. Eucomis flower in late summer and early autumn.

E. autumnalis is a perennial that will grow to 40cm tall, bearing a dense amount of greenish-white, star-shaped flowers in late summer and autumn.

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All returns must be returned at your cost within 7 days of receipt.
Payment for the returned goods will be refunded within 7 days of the goods being received by us, less the postage charges.


Planting & Growing Instructions

How to plant Eucomis

  • Find a location in full sun/partial shade.
  • Eucomis can be grown in most soil types, please ensure it is well-drained.
  • Water freely when in flower. 

How to plant Eucomis in pots

  • We recommend planting in a loam-based compost like John Innes No.3 with added grit.
  • Mix 2/3 compost to 1/3 horticultural grit. 
  • Plant in a wide, shallow pan container.
  • Plant bulbs so the tip is just below the surface.
  • Allow 7-15cm (3-6") apart.

How to plant Eucomis in the garden

  • Plant each bulb 10-15cm (4-6") deep to protect from frost damage and 15cm (6") apart.
  • Plant bulbs so the tip is just below the surface.

Care Instructions

How to care for Eucomis

  • Eucomis may need protecting over winter. Apply a mulch to protect from hard frosts. Cover with 10cm thick of bark or leaf mould. 
  • Containers can be kept in a frost-free place over winter, bring them into shelter from October. Allow the compost to dry out for the bulbs to become dormant. 
  • If you wish to lift them, dry the bulbs off and store them in a frost-free place such as a shed or greenhouse. 
  • In the spring, give your pots a top dress with a general fertiliser like Growmore. 
£3.00

Eucomis Autumnalis

Pineapple Lily
  • 1 Bulb £3.00
  • 3 Bulbs £7.50
  • 5 Bulbs £10.00
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Specification
Also known as: Pineapple Lily
Genus: Eucomis
Colours: Greenish-White
Aspect: Full Sun/Partial Shade
Height: 30-40 cm / 12-16"
Planting period: Spring
Soil Type: Well-drained Soil
Bulb Size: 14/16cm
Shipping est: Available to pre-order soon for delivery in Spring 2022
Delivery time: Spring delivery (Feb 2022)
Suitable for containers: Yes
Scented: No
Border Position: Front/Middle
SKU SKU1767012
  • Description

    Eucomis Autumnalis is also known as the Autumn Pineapple Lily.

    Eucomis are bulbous perennials forming a large pineapple shaped formation with an erect stem bearing many star-shaped flowers, topped by a crown leaves. Eucomis flower in late summer and early autumn.

    E. autumnalis is a perennial that will grow to 40cm tall, bearing a dense amount of greenish-white, star-shaped flowers in late summer and autumn.

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  • Planting & Growing Instructions

    How to plant Eucomis

    • Find a location in full sun/partial shade.
    • Eucomis can be grown in most soil types, please ensure it is well-drained.
    • Water freely when in flower. 

    How to plant Eucomis in pots

    • We recommend planting in a loam-based compost like John Innes No.3 with added grit.
    • Mix 2/3 compost to 1/3 horticultural grit. 
    • Plant in a wide, shallow pan container.
    • Plant bulbs so the tip is just below the surface.
    • Allow 7-15cm (3-6") apart.

    How to plant Eucomis in the garden

    • Plant each bulb 10-15cm (4-6") deep to protect from frost damage and 15cm (6") apart.
    • Plant bulbs so the tip is just below the surface.
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