Common Name: Queen Anne's lace, false Queen Anne's lace, Ornamental Carrot, Wild Carrot, Lace flower, False Bishop's Weed, Large Bullwort and Toothpick Weed.
Scientific Name: Ammi majus
Life Cycle: Annual
Remarks: A must for cut-flower mixed bouquets.
Plant Height: 120cm
When: Spring and Early Autumn
Sowing Depth + Method: Direct seed (recommended) - In early spring after the last frost.
Sow seed thinly in rows, covering lightly. Make 2-3 successive sowings, 2 weeks apart for a continuous summer harvest.
Transplant - Sow 4-6 weeks before planting out. When first true leaves appear, transplant into larger pots. Harden off and transplant outdoors after the last frost.
Tips: Chill seed at 5-8°C for 1-2 weeks prior to sowing.
Cooler temperatures of 14-17°C are best for seedling establishment.
Support may be needed if grown in windy areas.
Position: Full Sun
Days until Germination: 12-16 days at 16-18°C
Seed to Bloom: 65 - 75 Days
Harvest advise- Fresh: Harvesting before 80% of flowers are open tends to reduce the uptake of water and cause the flowers to wilt.
Dry: When the flowers are fully open and with no hint of pollen shed.
Approx. Number of Seeds: 300
Note: Orders to Western Australia are sent weekly as they require quarantine inspections upon arrival to WA
The below is a guide on which months to sow based on your climate