CARTHAMUS tinctorius

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CARTHAMUS tinctorius

Dyer’s Saffron (Hong-Hua)
Select Item No. CO268

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



Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Annual
Family: Asteraceae
Special Features: Orange-yellow flower heads, TCM plant.
 
Basic Colour: (orange)
Flower Colour: orange-yellow
Natural Flowering Period: July - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z10
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Characteristics: medicinal plant / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 45.45455 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
22
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
80 Gram
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.

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