HYOSCYAMUS niger

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HYOSCYAMUS niger

Common Henbane
Select Item No. HO308

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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: Biennial
Family: Solanaceae
Origin: Europe, Northwestern Africa, Western Asia, Southern Siberia: wastelands and roadsides.
Special Features: Cream-colored, purple veined flowers. Biennial or over winter annual, annual under the best conditions. Poisonous! Prefers warm, nutrient-rich locations. Suitable for natural landscaping. Moderate self-sowing in suitable locations.
Historical: Used in traditional medicine and homeopathic remedy.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: cream colored with purple veins
Natural Flowering Period: May - September
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z7
Foliage: oblong-ovate, alternate, coarsely toothed, grey-green
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Spacing between Plants: 35 cm
Soil Requirements: average / humus rich, fertile / warm
Location:
Characteristics: toxic plant / medicinal plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.76923 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1300
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(9) These seeds germinate rapidly depending on species and origin. If germination does not occur after 3–4 weeks a cooling period of 2–4 weeks is recommended.

Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: High (200-250 ppm)
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