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ACHILLEA millefolium wild form

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ACHILLEA millefolium wild form

Yarrow, Milfoil

Select Item No. AA028

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Europe to Siberia: meadows, pastures, wasteland, dry grasslands, roadsides.
Special Features: ACHILLEA millefolium has a second flowering in autumn when pruning. Suitable for natural plant garden, attractive to bees, butterflies and other insects. Deer resistant.
Historical: Flowers leaves and stems have been used in traditional medicine.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: June - October
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z2 - Z9
Foliage: pinnatisect, lanceolate, deeply cut, soft, green
Growth Habit: stoloniferous / vigorous, strong growing / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 40 cm
Spacing between Plants: 25 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / tea herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.13333 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
7500
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 6 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128
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.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
March - September
Sowing to Germination: 1 - 2 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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