ALTHAEA cannabina

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ALTHAEA cannabina

Hemp Marsh Mallow
Select Item No. AO283

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
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Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Malvaceae
Origin: North Africa through Central Europe to the Caucasus and Southern Russia
Special Features: Blooms like hollyhocks and deeply lobed, hair leaves resembling Cannabis.
Historical: The stems have been used to make textiles and paper.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: rose-lavender with a dark eye
Natural Flowering Period: July - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z10
Foliage: deeply lobed
Growth Habit: erect
Height with Flowers: 180 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Location:
Characteristics: beneficial plant / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 3.33333 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
300
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
15 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(8) These perennial seeds germinate very irregularly over a long period. Lower temperatures of less than +5°C [41°F] are very effective. Seed trays should not be discarded prematurely. Constant moisture must be maintained. Do not leave in direct sunlight. For Alstroemeria we recommend to keep sowing for 3 weeks at approximately +30°C [86°F], then 3 weeks at +5°C [41°F], then at +21°C [70°F].

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