Gomphrena globosa

Gomphrena globosa

R60.00

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This freely branching globe amaranth adds great texture and color to a garden display. Plants have a bushier growing habit than Gomphrena haageana. They are long lasting and dry very well.

 

50 seeds per packet.

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Flower type:Air
Life cycle:Annual
Climate:Annual. Behaves as tender perennial in areas with mild winter.
Sowing guide:Direct sow in September-November or sow in trays (recommended) and transplant after 4-6 weeks
Planting Season:Spring / Summer
Germination guide:5-14 days @ 21-26 C. Light required - cover seed with very thin layer of vermiculite
Good Bee Food:Yes
Flowering time:90 days after sowing
Pinch:Not necessary
Position:Full Sun
Final height:50-80cm
Spacing:23 cm

Harvesting Tips:

Harvest when the flowers are colored up on straight stems, but before fully open with pollen visible. Expected vase life is up to 14 days.

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