Product Name : Salvia Superba Adora Blue Flower Seeds
Brand : Benary
Qty : 1000 Seeds
Pot, mixed combinations, bedding
January-March for flowering pots from May onwards; August-October for flowering pots the following year
1-3 seeds per plug
Germinates in 14-20 days at 70-75 °F (21-24 °C). Cover seed lightly with vermiculite after sowing.
Transplant plugs after 7 weeks. Transplant 1 plug per 4" (10 cm) pot and 2-3 plugs per 6" (15 cm) or gallon pot. Grow on at 60-65 °F (15-18 °C) in a well-drained, alkaline medium. Vernalization is not required for flower initiation.
Use a well-drained perennial substrate pH 6.0-7.5
Grow at 10-18 °C or outdoors
Moderate to high fertilization levels are required.
Stage I Starts with the radicle breaking through the testa. The roots are touching the medium. Ends with fully developed cotyledons.
Stage II Starts from fully developed cotyledons. Ends with the fully developed true leaf or true leaf pair.
Stage III Starts from the fully developed true leaf or true leaf pair and ends with 80% of the young plants being marketable.
Stage IV All young plants are ready for sale and in the process of being hardened off. This stage lasts about 7 days.
The cultural recommendations are based on results from trials conducted under Central European conditions. Different conditions in other parts of the world may lead to deviations in results achieved.