GENTIANA asclepiadea var. alba

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GOLD NUGGET SEED ® GENTIANA asclepiadea var. alba   Seeds

GENTIANA asclepiadea var. alba

White Willow Gentian
Select Item No. GG090

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1000 Seeds


The minimum order quantity for this article are 300 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: Gentianaceae
Origin: Central European Mountains, Siberia to North America, Turkey: wet meadows, bogs, forest margins.
Special Features: GENTIANA asclepiadea impresses with the slim shape of bell-shaped flowers. 1-3 axillary blossoms, 3,5-5cm long. Excellent cut flower. Easy to grow, tolerant of high pH up to 7.2.
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: pure white
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z7
Foliage: lanceolate to narrowly ovate, pointed, 3 strong veins, green
Height with Flowers: 40 cm
Spacing between Plants: 60 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / average / humus rich, fertile
Usage: suitable for cutting
Portion weight: 0.0273 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.13072 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Sowing Direction:

(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):
winter - late winter
Sowing Time Hint: Avoid drought in the bud stage and later.
Sowing to Germination: 3 - 4 weeks
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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