Stock Pastel Mix Flower | X 50 Seeds
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Common Name: Stock Pastel Mix
Scientific Name: Matthiola incana
Life Cycle: Annual
Remarks: A soft pastel blend is reminiscent of pastel-coloured candies and marshmallows.
Includes Stock Buttercream yellow, Katz Cherry Blossom, Katz Apricot and may include Stock Lavender Lilac.
Will bloom single and double flowers.
Edible Flowers: The peppery, clove-like flavour of the flowers lends itself well to use as a garnish on salads, desserts, and drinks.
Plant Height: Varies.
When: Autumn–Late Winter, Stock is a cool-weather crop. Spring and Autumn-blooming successions are optimal.
Sowing Depth + Method: Transplant (recommended) - Sow 6mm deep into punnets, 5-6 weeks before last frost. After danger of frost has passed, harden-off plants and transplant to the field or protected structure. Direct seed - After last frost. Do not pinch plants. Succession-plant every two weeks for multiple harvests. Stock is a cool-weather crop.
Spacing: 10 -20cm
Days until Germination: 7-14 days at 18-24°C
Seed to Bloom: 90 - 100 Days
Vase Life: 5-10 days.
Harvest: Fresh - Harvest when ⅓–½ the florets on the stem are open.
Approx. Number of Seeds: 50
When to Sow in your climate
The below is a guide on which months to sow based on your climate