GENTIANA tibetica

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GENTIANA tibetica

Select Item No. GA184


One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Gentianaceae
Origin: Mountain regions of West Nepal, Tibet, Sichuan
Special Features: Flowers greenish white in dense clusters. Large flowers with size often more than 3cm. Easy to cultivate on sunny not too dry locations.
Historical: Almost similar and sometimes used as syn. GENTIANA crassicaulis, but differs in the flower corolla, which is larger and more yellowish.
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow-white
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z7
Foliage: narrowly elliptic to ovate-elliptic, 12-20 cm long, 4-6.5 cm wide, base narrowed, margin scabrous, apex acute, veins 5-7
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Usage: for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.30303 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats / 72
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: Light (100-150 ppm)
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