LAVATERA cachemiriana

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LAVATERA cachemiriana

Kashmir Tree Mallow
Select Item No. LG089

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1000 Seeds

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Plant Description

Article Type: (GOLD NUGGET SEED ®)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Malvaceae
Origin: East Asia
Special Features: A wonderful clear-pink, 5 petaled flower with white eye. Very nice Mallow. A bold back of the border plant - as a specimen, or in a large grouping.
Historical: Genus named in honor of the 17th century Zurich physician and naturalist J. R. Lavater.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: soft pink with white eye
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z10
Foliage: medium green, softly furred, lobed
Growth Habit: erect / sturdy / tall
Height with Flowers: 160 cm
Spacing between Plants: 100 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / average
Location:
Characteristics: solitary plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 4.20168 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
238
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 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):
Anytime
Sowing to Germination: 3 - 4 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 4 - 6 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") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Vernalization: There is no current research on vernalization but a prudent recommendation for any perennial would be 6-12 weeks (a few might need 15 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: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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