ALSTROEMERIA aurea

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ALSTROEMERIA aurea

Peruvian lily
(aurantiaca)
Select Item No. AA274

Quantitative Restriction

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Alstroemeriaceae
Origin: Chile
Special Features: Fabulous flowers in shades of butterscotch, gold, and orange.
 
Basic Colour: (yellow / gold)
Flower Colour: yellow to orange
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z7 - Z10
Foliage: medium green, lanceolate
Growth Habit: erect / clumping
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Spacing between Plants: 45 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Location:
Usage: suitable for cutting
Portion weight: 1 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 25 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
40
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
50 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 3 - 4 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats / 72
Sowing Direction:

(8) These perennial seeds germinate very irregularly over a long period. Lower temperatures of less than +5°C [41°F] are very effective. Seed trays should not be discarded prematurely. Constant moisture must be maintained. Do not leave in direct sunlight. For Alstroemeria we recommend to keep sowing for 3 weeks at approximately +30°C [86°F], then 3 weeks at +5°C [41°F], then at +21°C [70°F].

Best Sowing Date
(northern Hemisphere, Field condition):
Anytime
Sowing Time Hint: Requires warm temps followed by cold
Sowing to Germination: 4 - 8 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 8 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 10 weeks
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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