ALCHEMILLA erythropoda

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ALCHEMILLA erythropoda

Lady's Mantle
[Alma]
Select Item No. AG164

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1000 Seeds

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The minimum order quantity for this article are 200 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: Rosaceae
Origin: Balkan Peninsula, West Carpathians, Caucasus to Northern Iran
Distinction: Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from the Royal Horticultural Society.
Special Features: Yellow, often reddish coloured flowers on short, reddish flowering stems and lovely bluish-green foliage. An excellent candidate for container production or use as a groundcover. Full sun in cool summer climates to semi-shade elsewhere.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: bluish-green, pilose
Growth Habit: groundcover / clumping / stoloniferous / low-growing
Height with Flowers: 20 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.55556 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1800
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 128
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):
Anytime
Sowing Time Hint: Light-germinator, do not cover.
Sowing to Germination: 3 - 4 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 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: No vernalization required for flowering in the first year.
Forcing: Provide 16 hours of continuous lighting. During the short days of winter, provide a night interruption lighting of 4 hours between 10:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. 6-8 weeks to flower.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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