Product Name : Celosia Plumosa Glorious Red Flower Seeds
Brand : Benary Seeds
Qty : 1000 Seeds
Uses : Pots and combination planters
Exposure : Sun - Partial shade
Garden height : 12″ / 30 cm
Crop time : 8-9 weeks
Sowing method :1 seed per plug, sowing directly into final pots is recommended.
Germination*:7-14 days at 72-77 °F (22-25°C). Light is required for germination. Sow in a well-drained media that has good water-holding capacity. Maintain relative humidity levels of 90-95 %.
Growing On : Grow on at 60-65 °F (16-18 °C). Low temperatures can cause premature flowering and poor garden performance. Fertilize weekly at 150-200 ppm nitrogen in a well-balanced fertilizer.
Media : Use a well-drained, growing substrate with 15-30 % clay, 1,5-2 kg/m³ complete
balanced fertilizer, iron-chelate, micronutrients, pH 5.5-6.0.
Temperature : Grow at 18-20 °C. At the end of the cultivation,time decrease the temperature
to 16 °C. Avoid temperatures below 16 °C, because Celosia needs warm temperatures to grow.
Fertilization : Moderate fertilization levels are required. Fertilize the crop weekly with 150-200 ppm nitrogen, using a complete balanced fertilizer. Avoid high ammonium and high
nitrogen levels. Prevent magnesium deficiency by applying magnesium sulfate (0,025 %) 1-2 times and in case of iron deficiency apply iron-chelate for 1-2 times.