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CELOSIA Toreador Cockscomb

Celosia cristata

Stock: Out Of Stock

Family: Amaranthaceae

Characteristics: Annual 40-60 cm

Seeds per packet: 30

Celosia are noted for their brilliant "rooster comb" plumes. It makes a very showy, unusual display in borders and as edging.

Celosia is wonderful for bouquets, fresh or dried. To dry Celosia flowers, cut the stems and hang them upside down.

Adaptable to most well-drained garden soils in a sunny position, richer soils produce better blooms. Drought and frost sensitive.

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

Sow: 3mm deep.
Sow direct in warmer areas or grow in trays and transplant when large enough to handle, avoid excessive root disturbance.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 20cm
Flowering: 12 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

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