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■(TB) 'Acorn'

1965, Hooker

'Acorn' (Lerton Hooker, R. 1965). Seedling 6350. TB, 34" (86 cm), Midseason bloom. Color Class O5D, Brown self; veining on falls. (Registered as Brown Acorn). 'Toast An' Honey' X 'Waxing Moon'. Tell 1966. Honorable Mention 1967.

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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-09-11
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acorn2-21.jpgjpg acorn2-21.jpg manage 189 K 14 Jun 2021 - 19:20 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
acorn3-19.jpgjpg acorn3-19.jpg manage 254 K 14 Jun 2021 - 19:20 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
acorn4-19.jpgjpg acorn4-19.jpg manage 193 K 14 Jun 2021 - 19:20 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
acorn5-22.JPGJPG acorn5-22.JPG manage 165 K 03 Jun 2022 - 22:16 TerryLaurin Photo by Mike Unser
acorn6-21.jpgjpg acorn6-21.jpg manage 219 K 14 Jun 2021 - 19:21 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
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