Red cornflower, organic seeds

Eco

Information


 

Product number:305
Scientific name:Centaurea cyanus
Botanic family:The Sunflower Family - Asteraceae
Organic:Yes
Days to maturity:70
Lifespan:Annual
F1 Hybrid:No
New variety:Yes
Sowing time:April–May
Sowing depth:1 cm
Plant spacing:20 cm
Row spacing:30 cm
Germination time:8–14 days
Height:60–80 cm
Plant location:Sun
Harvest/blooming:June–August
Seeds/g:220 seeds
Heirloom variety:No

Cultivation advice

Sowing

Sow 1 cm deep directly in April-May. It can winter over if sown in September-October and then yields an extra early blooming.

Spacing

Keep 20 cm between plants. 

Harvest

Harvest flowers continuously to stimulate more abundant flowering. Excellent as a cut flower.

Seed

220 seeds/g.
A portion contains about 100 seeds.