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ASTER Pompom Gusford

Callistephus chinensis

Stock: Available


Family: Asteraceae

Characteristics: Annual 50 cm

Seeds per packet: 30


This variety produces pompom flowers in reddish-white colours. The plants are ideal for flower beds, borders and cutting. 

Pinch off faded flowers to encourage new blooms.

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 soil where they are to grow. If growing in trays transplant when large enough to handle avoid  excessive root disturbance.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant Space: 15cm
Flowering: 14 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger 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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