ELSHOLTZIA stauntonii

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ELSHOLTZIA stauntonii

Mint Shrub
Select Item No. EA026

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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: Lamiaceae
Origin: China
Special Features: Aromatic foliage and flowering panicles of rose-purple. Leaves smell minty when rubbed. Drought resistant candidate for cut flowers.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: rose-purple
Natural Flowering Period: September - October
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z9
Foliage: aromatic
Growth Habit: erect
Height with Flowers: 150 cm
Spacing between Plants: 120 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.27027 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
3700
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 4 - 5 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
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):
Anytime
Sowing to Germination: 3 - 4 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 6 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 8 - 12 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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