PLANTAGO major 'Purple Perversion'

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PLANTAGO major 'Purple Perversion'

Fringed Purple Plantain
Select Item No. PO400

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Article Type: (Organic Seed DE-ÖKO-006)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Plantaginaceae
Origin: Cultivar, species grows in Asia, Europe, America: meadows, roadsides, waste areas.
Special Features: Big Leaf Plantain with conspicuously fringed, reddish leaves. Firming upright flowers and seed pods. Large, vigorous plants. Decorative in the pot, but also groundcover use is conceivable. Moderate self-sowing in suitable locations. Salt tolerant.
Historical: The species is well known in traditional medicine.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: May - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: decorative fringed red
Growth Habit: vigorous
Height with Flowers: 40 cm
Spacing between Plants: 30 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / moist / average
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant / tea herb / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant / flowering pot plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.25 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
4000
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
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.

Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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