Japanese Lantern - Gigantea, organic seeds
Has an orange perianth. 600 seeds/g. A portion contains about 100 seeds.
|Scientific name:||Physalis francetii|
|Botanic family:||The Nightshade Family - Solanaceae|
|Sowing time:||Pre-cultivate: December–March/September|
|Sowing depth:||0,2 cm|
|Germination time:||20–30 days|
|Plant spacing:||30 cm|
|Row spacing:||50 cm|
|Plant location:||Sun–Half shade|
|Other:||Need seed stratification. Light germinating|
SowingIf sown very early in pots between December and March they can be moved out for a few weeks to give the seeds a cold period and thus better germination. Otherwise sow very shallowly indoors in April or directly outdoors in May. The seeds need light for successful germination.
SpacingPlant distance is 30 cm.
HarvestA beautiful upright small shrub, grown for the balloon-shaped orange-red fruit casing. It's dried by hanging upside down.
Seed1g contains about 600 seeds.
A portion contains about 100 seeds.