SALVIA columbariae

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SALVIA columbariae

Desert Chia, Golden Chia
Select Item No. SA014

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Annual
Family: Lamiaceae
Origin: South-western North America, California: dry areas.
Special Features: Drought tolerant. Attractive for butterflies and other pollinators.
 
Basic Colour: (blue)
Flower Colour: bright blue
Natural Flowering Period: May - July
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z10
Foliage: pinnatifid
Height with Flowers: 30 cm
Spacing between Plants: 10 cm
Soil Requirements: dry / sandy / average / undemanding
Location:
Characteristics: medicinal plant / culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Portion weight: 0.2 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 0.67797 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
1475
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
2 Gram
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.

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