ALCEA Ficifolia-Hybr.

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ALCEA Ficifolia-Hybr.

Hollyhock
[Happy Lights]
Select Item No. AT280

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



Plant Description

Article Type: (JET® pure seed)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Malvaceae
Origin: Cultivar
Special Features: Mixture, single flowers, perennial. Breeding work with ALCEA rosea resulted in stronger, healthier hollyhocks in lovely single colors. Hollyhocks are one of the most cherished garden plants.
 
Basic Colour: (mixture)
Flower Colour: mixture of yellow, copper, pink, red and white
Natural Flowering Period: May - October
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: lobed, fig-leaved
Growth Habit: erect
Height with Flowers: 180 cm
Spacing between Plants: 75 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: solitary plant
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 5.55556 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
180
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
12 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72 / 128
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.

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
late autumn - early spring
Sowing to Germination: 4 - 6 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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