ALLIUM senescens

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ALLIUM senescens

German Garlic
Select Item No. AA257

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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: Alliaceae
Origin: Central and Northern Europe: steppes, dry grasslands.
Special Features: Prolific flowering and attractive, flattened leaves like blades of grass. Easy-to-grow choice for rock gardens.
 
Basic Colour: (pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: pink
Natural Flowering Period: July - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z4 - Z9
Foliage: simple, broad linear, deep green, aromatic scented
Growth Habit: bulbous / wintergreen
Height with Flowers: 40 cm
Spacing between Plants: 40 cm
Soil Requirements: avoid lime / dry / well-drained
Location:
Characteristics: decorative fruit
Usage: for the rock garden / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2.38095 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
420
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
5 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: 5 - 8 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 3 - 4 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 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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