GENTIANA triflora var. japonica

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GOLD NUGGET SEED ® GENTIANA triflora var. japonica   Seeds

GENTIANA triflora var. japonica

Select Item No. GG190

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1000 Seeds


The minimum order quantity for this article are 500 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: East Asia, Japan, Korea, Kuril Islands, Sakhalin: mountainous regions.
Special Features: GENTIANA triflora var. japonica has strong upright growing stems, axillary bell-shaped flowers, blue to light blue, 6cm high. Prefers semi-shaded, moist, humus, lime-free locations. Optimal cut flower with long shelf life. Requires similar conditions as GENTIANA scabra.
Basic Colour: (blue)
Flower Colour: bright blue
Natural Flowering Period: August - September
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z9
Foliage: elliptic basal leaves, decussate, strong green
Growth Habit: erect
Height with Flowers: 80 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: avoid lime / acidic / well-drained / average / humus rich, fertile
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.0303 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats / 72
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):
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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