THALICTRUM aquilegiifolium

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THALICTRUM aquilegiifolium

Meadow Rue
[Spielarten, Spiky Dots, Fluffy]
Select Item No. TA050

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



Plant Description

Article Type: (pure seed)
Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Ranunculaceae
Origin: Europe, Northern Asia
Special Features: Significant architectural plant with dozens of wispy blooms and Aquilegia-like foliage.
Historical: Current research is underway using extracts of meadow rue as a possible treatment for Alzheimer's.
 
Basic Colour: (white / cream / pink / salmon)
Flower Colour: pink and white
Natural Flowering Period: May - July
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z5 - Z8
Foliage: leaves very similar to columbine
Growth Habit: upright, erect
Height with Flowers: 120 cm
Spacing between Plants: 90 cm
Soil Requirements: moist / average
Location:
Usage: honey-bee food plant / suitable for cutting
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.66667 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
600
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
10 Gram
Sowing Rates/Trays: 4 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: 6 - 8 weeks
Germination to Transplant: 4 - 6 weeks
Transplanting to Potting: 4 - 6 weeks
Cutting back at Transplanting: Cut-back once to keep more compact.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2") / 2-3 plugs per 15 cm (6")
Vernalization: A prudent recommendation would be to provide 6-12 weeks at an average daily temperature of 40°F (5°C). Exposure to cold may not be necessary for flowering but might improve quality.
Forcing: This species is not a suitable candidate for forcing.
Fertilizer: Medium (150-200 ppm)
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