How to pot on streptocarpus

Monty Don shows how to pot on a streptocarpus (cape primrose), giving advice on compost, feeding and the best place to put your plant.

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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To do
To do

Do not To do in January

Do not To do in February

Do not To do in March

Do not To do in April

Do To do in May

Do not To do in June

Do not To do in July

Do not To do in August

Do not To do in September

Do not To do in October

Do not To do in November

Do not To do in December

Monty Don repots his cape primrose plants, Streptocarpus ‘Crystal Ice’. He explains the importance of not using too big a pot and offers advice on situating the new pots to avoid leaf scorch. Watch now, for tips on volume and frequency of watering, as well as how to feed streptocarpus and how often.

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