Aster China Matsumoto Apricot Flower Seed

Aster China Matsumoto Apricot Flower Seed

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Common Name: Aster China Matsumoto Apricot Flower Seed

Scientific Name:  Callistephus chinensis

Life Cycle: Annual 

Remarks: New! Abundant peachy blooms.

Sturdy, upright, productive, and healthy plants. 2.5 - 5cm wide peach blooms open to a gold centre. Spray-type plants produce 18-40 cm stems. The seed has been coated with conventional film-coating for ease of sowing.

Plant Height: 60 - 80cm

When: Spring

Sewing Depth + Method: Transplant (recommended) 3mm deep 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Heat and reduced day length initiate flowering. Establish plantings early to avoid short stems. Direct seed - After your last frost date and when soil temperature is 18-21°C. Provide support. Pinching is not required.

Spacing: 15-30cm apart

Position: 
Full Sun

Days until Germination: 10 - 14 days at 20-21 degrees

Seed to Bloom: 14 weeks

Vase Life:  7-10 days

Harvest: Fresh: Outside ray florets begin to open. Place immediately in water. Dried: When blooms are fully open.

Approx. Number of Seeds:
 50

Note:
Unfortunately, we cannot ship to WA
 
SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Fertile, well-drained soil. pH: 5.5-7.5 preferred.