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ASTER Pompom Gusford - CALLISTEPHUS chinensis

Stock: Available

SKU Code: F 326.


Family: Asteraceae
Characteristics: Annual 50 cm

Seed per packet: Approx. 150
Seed per gram: Approx 450

This attractive variety of Aster produces stunning pompom red flowers with a white centre. The plants are ideal for pots and containers, flower beds, borders, and long-lasting cut flowers.
Pinch off faded flowers to encourage new blooms.

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 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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