SELINUM wallichianum

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SELINUM wallichianum

Milk Parsley
(CORTIA) (tenuifolium)
Select Item No. SA396

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



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Apiaceae
Origin: Kashmir, India and Pakistan
Special Features: White flat-topped umbels on red stems with fine fern-like foliage.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: white
Natural Flowering Period: June - August
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z9
Foliage: very finely-cut, dark green
Growth Habit: erect / clumping
Height with Flowers: 120 cm
Spacing between Plants: 60 cm
Soil Requirements: well-drained / average
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant / groundcover
Usage: suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 2.29885 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
435
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
5 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 2 - 3 per cell
Plug tray recommended size(s): open flats / 72
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(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):
late autumn - early spring
Sowing to Germination: 8 - 10 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 6 - 8 weeks
Container Size(s): 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Vernalization: No vernalization required for flowering in the first year.
Forcing: This species is not a suitable candidate for forcing.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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