PLANTAGO major 'Variegata'

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PLANTAGO major 'Variegata'

Variegated plantain
Select Item No. PA401

Quantitative Restriction

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Plantaginaceae
Origin: Eurasia
Special Features: Attractive variegated foliage, white flower spikes. Use as a foliage accent in container plantings.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: May - July
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: broad, dark green, white and green marbled with tinges of pink in cooler weather
Growth Habit: stoloniferous / low-growing
Height with Flowers: 25 cm
Spacing between Plants: 15 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / moist / average
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant / medicinal plant / tea herb / culinary herb / groundcover
Usage: honey-bee food plant / for the rock garden
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.43478 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
2300
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
1 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): 128 / 288
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: 4 - 8 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 4 - 6 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Vernalization: No vernalization required for flowering in the first year.
Forcing: This species is not a suitable candidate for forcing.
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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