CYCLAMEN hederifolium

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CYCLAMEN hederifolium

Ivy Leaf or Neapolitan Cyclamen
(neapolitanum)
Select Item No. CG692

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1000 Seeds

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The minimum order quantity for this article are 50 seeds.

There are no units prepacked, any seed amount ( > minimum quantity) is weighed individually.



Plant Description

Article Type: (GOLD NUGGET SEED®)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Primulaceae
Origin: Southern Europe
Distinction: Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from the Royal Horticultural Society.
Special Features: Handsome foliage for up to 9 months and late season flowers. Terrific for the shady rock garden.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream / pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: pink and white
Natural Flowering Period: August - October
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: handsome ivy-shaped leaves
Growth Habit: clumping / dwarf
Height with Flowers: 10 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 8.06452 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
124
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats
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.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Anytime
Sowing Time Hint: Requires 4-6 weeks for germination.
Sowing to Germination: 4 - 6 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 12 - 16 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 16 - 20 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Vernalization: A prudent recommendation would be to provide 6-12 weeks at an average daily temperature of 40°F (5°C). Exposure to cold may not be necessary for flowering but might improve quality.
Forcing: This species is not a suitable candidate for forcing.
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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