Hollyhock Black, organic seeds

Eco

Information

Alcea Rosea Nigra is not really black but deeply dark-violet. The flowers are single and are used as natural colouring agents yielding a wonderful colour to among other things, herbal teas. The "black" is of course a herbal medicine just as the common hollyhock. 


 

Product number:129
Scientific name:Alcea rosea
Botanic family:The Mallow Family - Malvaceae
Organic:Yes
Lifespan:Biannual
F1 Hybrid:No
New variety:No
Sowing time:February–July
Sowing depth:1,5 cm
Germination time:10–15 days
Plant spacing:40 cm
Row spacing:40 cm
Height:180 cm
Plant location:Sun
Harvest/blooming:July–September
Seeds/g:110 seeds
Heirloom variety:No

Cultivation advice

Sowing

Sow 1,5 cm deep directly in May-June or in a hotbed for setting out later.

Spacing

Keep 40 cm between plants. 

Harvest

Flowers can be picked through July-September. 

Seed

110/g.