Black Peony, ekofrö

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Information

Doesn't resemble any peony we have ever seen. The flower is large, tight and filled with wavy petals of the darkest violet, almost black. It blooms for a long time on stable stalks, about 60 cm tall. One portion contains about 400 seeds.

Edible seeds?
Black Peony has edible seeds.

Seeds from the species Papaver somniferum are edible and can be used in cooking and baking. Several other species have poisonous seeds and should not be eaten. Therefore, only use seeds if you’re certain that they come from Papaver somniferum.


 

Product number:733
Latin name:Papaver somniferum (paeoniflorum-group)
Botanic family:The Poppy family - Papaveraceae
Organic:Yes
Lifespan:Annual
F1 Hybrid:No
New variety:No
Height:60-70 cm.
Edible seeds:Yes
Heirloom variety:No

Cultivation advice

Sowing

Sow shallowly directly in the ground in April-May. Thin out early.

Spacing

Keep 10-15 cm between plants.

Harvest

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Seed

5000-9000/g.
One portion of about 400 seeds.