VERBASCUM phoeniceum wild form

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VERBASCUM phoeniceum wild form

Purple Mullein
Select Item No. VA080

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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: Scrophulariaceae
 
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: purple-violet
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z9
Foliage: fresh green, crinkled (rugose) basal leaves
Growth Habit: upright, erect / rosettes / flat
Height with Flowers: 100 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / well-drained / poor, lean / warm
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.14286 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
7000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Plug tray recommended size(s): 72
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):
early winter
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
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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