CENTAUREA atropurpurea

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CENTAUREA atropurpurea

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Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Central Balkans, Romania
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: deep purple
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: pinnate
Growth Habit: upright, erect / clumping
Height with Flowers: 120 cm
Spacing between Plants: 50 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 6.66667 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
150
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
15 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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