GENTIANA acaulis

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GENTIANA acaulis

Select Item No. GG070

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1000 Seeds


The minimum order quantity for this article are 200 seeds.

There are no units prepacked, any seed amount ( > minimum quantity) is weighed individually.

Plant Description

Article Type: (GOLD NUGGET SEED ®)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Gentianaceae
Origin: Southern European Mountain areas, Alps, Northeast Spain to West Russia: acidic grasslands, stony areas and bogs.
Distinction: Award of Garden Merit (A.G.M.) from the Royal Horticultural Society.
Special Features: Good pot plant on peat and grit substrate with crumbly humus clay. GENTIANA acaulis forms very beautiful 30cm large mats. The 6-7cm long flowers are dense and feature dark blue and five slight green spots.
Historical: GENTIANA acaulis syn. was also used for closly related species G. alpina, G. angustifolia, G. clusii, G. dinarica, G. ligustica und G. occidentalis.
Basic Colour: (blue)
Flower Colour: dark blue
Natural Flowering Period: May - June
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z6
Foliage: lanceolate to elliptic or obovate, 3-5cm
Growth Habit: mat-forming / rosettes-forming / low-growing / evergreen
Height with Flowers: 10 cm
Spacing between Plants: 10 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average / humus rich, fertile
Characteristics: medicinal plant
Usage: for the rock garden / suitable for cutting
Portion weight: 0.069 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.47619 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
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):
Sowing Time Hint: Requires 4-6 weeks for germination.
Sowing to Germination: 4 - 6 weeks
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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