Aster China King Size White Flower | x 50 seeds
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Common Name: Aster China Tower White
Scientific Name: Callistephus chinensis
Life Cycle: Annual
Remarks: Large bright white bloom, very productive with 13–20 stems per plant. Great for wedding work.
Plant Height: 60 - 80cm
When: Spring or after frost
Sowing Depth + Method: Transplant (recommended) - Sow 3mm deep into the preferred seedling container, 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 the soil temperature is 18-21°C. Provide support. Pinching is not required.
Soil requirements: Fertile, well-drained soil. pH: 5.5-7.5 preferred.
Spacing: 15-30cm apart
Position: Full Sun
Days until Germination: 10 - 14 days at @ 21-22°C
Seed to Bloom: 14 weeks
Vase Life: 7-10 days
Fresh: When outside ray florets begin to open. Place immediately in water.
To Dry: When blooms are fully open.
Approx. Number of Seeds: 50
Note: Orders to Western Australia are sent weekly as they require quarantine inspections upon arrival to WA.
When to Sow in your climate
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