Bells of Ireland
Plants are well-branched providing tall, green spikes adorned with green bell shaped cups. Flowers have a fresh, apple-like scent.
100 seeds per packet.
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|Life cycle:||Hardy Annual|
|Climate:||Prefers a cool-moderate growing environment and will tolerate frost.|
|Sowing guide:||Refrigerate seeds @ 4 C for 1-2 weeks prior to sowing. Direct seed (recommended) in March to April / September. Alternatively sow in trays in and transplant after 6-8 weeks. Handle seedlings with care so as to not disturb the taproot.|
|Planting Season:||Autumn / Spring|
|Germination guide:||12-21 days @ 20 C. Light required - cover seed with thin layer of vermiculite.|
|Flowering time:||September (if sown in March to April) or 90-110 days after sowing in September.|
|Final height:||60-90 cm|
Provide horisontal plant support.
Harvest when the flowers are halfway open and green. Remove the leaves from the lower half of the flower spike. Expected vase life is 10 days. For drying, harvest when the bells are firm to the touch.