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ASTER Matsumoto Apricot - Callistephus chinensis

Stock: Available

SKU Code: F 546


AUD $4.50

Family: Asteraceae
Characteristics: Annual 60-75 cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 100
Seed per gram: Approx. 670

The ultimate cut flower variety with excellent length, strength, and firmness of stems. The plant produces masses of flowers in the apricot pastel shades that open to reveal golden centres. Bloom size is 5cm in diameter and grows to a height of 60-75cm.
The plant form is heavily branching and upright.
Grow notes: 

Tropical: Late Winter to Early Summer.
Temperate: Spring to Early Summer.
Cold: Spring to Early Summer.

Sow: 6mm deep.
For best results sow directly into the soil where they are to grow. If growing in trays transplant when large enough to handle to avoid excessive root disturbance.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant Space: 15cm
Flowering: 14 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for more vigorous plants.

Adaptable to most soils but prefers a light to medium soil in an open sunny position, it is drought and frost tender.

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