GALEGA officinalis

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GALEGA officinalis

Goat's Rue

Select Item No. GA030


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

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Papilionaceae
Origin: Eastern Mediterranean, South to Central Europe
Special Features: Abundant and long blooming. Racemose, lilac with bluish banner.
Basic Colour: (violet)
Flower Colour: lilac with bluish banner
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z7
Foliage: imparipinnate
Growth Habit: erect / bushy
Height with Flowers: 100 cm
Soil Requirements: average / humus rich, fertile
Characteristics: toxic plant / medicinal plant / beneficial plant
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 6.66667 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):
20 Gram
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")
Fertilizer: High (200-250 ppm)
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