Product 873 From 3854


Corn Cockle
Select Item No. AO166

Quantitative Restriction

1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Annual
Family: Caryophyllaceae
Origin: Europe, Asia: fields and acres.
Special Features: Corolla similar to DIANTHUS. AGROSTEMMA githago has become rare on the fields. But still it is a very nice and easy growing biennial. Suitable for natural plant gardens. Allow to self seed.
Historical: Corn Cockle has been a common companion of fields and acres, and it was frequently used in traditional medicine.
Basic Colour: (red / scarlet / purple)
Flower Colour: purple-violet
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
Flower: single
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z10
Foliage: simple, narrow lanceolate, sericeous, silver-green
Growth Habit: erect
Height with Flowers: 60 cm
Spacing between Plants: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: dry
Characteristics: toxic plant / medicinal plant
Portion weight: 1 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 9.09091 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
30 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 5 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):
early spring - spring
Sowing to Germination: 1 - 2 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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