DIPSACUS sativus

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DIPSACUS sativus

Card's Thistle, Fuller's Teasel
(fullonum var. sativus)
Select Item No. DO410

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1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Biennial
Family: Dipsacaceae
Origin: Western Mediterranean, traditional crop plant.
Special Features: Use for dried flower bouquets. DIPSACUS sativus is similar to DIPSACUS sylvestris (syn. D. fullonum), but far less common. The biennial plant initially forms a large, basal rosette of leaves, followed by the main shoot with flowers in the second year.
Basic Colour: (white / cream / violet)
Flower Colour: White to lilac
Natural Flowering Period: July - August
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z8
Foliage: simple, lanceolate, finely serate, intense green
Height with Flowers: 200 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / average / humus rich, fertile
Characteristics: medicinal plant
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Portion weight: 0.3 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 3.7037 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):
10 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.

Fertilizer: High (200-250 ppm)
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