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ALYSSUM repens

Creeping Madwort
Select Item No. AA334

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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: Brassicaceae
Origin: Eastern Europe and the Caucasus
Special Features: Lovely yellow-orange flowering species. Tolerant of dry soils.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: orange
Natural Flowering Period: May - June
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z8
Foliage: small, silver-green
Growth Habit: cushion-forming
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: gritty / well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: groundcover
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
500
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
5 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 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 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 4 - 6 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Vernalization: No vernalization required for flowering in the first year.
Forcing: Provide 16 hours of continuous lighting. During the short days of winter, provide a night interruption lighting of 4 hours between 10:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. 6-8 weeks to flower.
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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