Description For Antirrhinum Seeds
How to grow Antirrhinum from Seeds:Introduction and Uses: Antirrhinum is a perennial plant, but in India, it is treated as an annual. It branches with numerous colorful flowering spikes.
The flower colors range from white and cream to yellow, shades of pink, scarlet, red, orange, brick red, mauve, rose, maroon, etc.
It is one of the most popular and widely grown garden annuals. The plant can be used among the shrubs, in mixed borders, and also with herbaceous plants.
Antirrhinum is an excellent plant for pots, containers and flower beds. Plants are also used for edging and bordering in formal gardens and covering the patches of the rock garden.
Botanical Name: Antirrhinum majus
Common Name: Snapdragon
Plant Origin: Europe
Propagation Method: Seed sowing and transplantation
Flowering/ Growing Season: Winter
Sunlight Requirement: Full sunlight
Plant Height: 60-75 cm
Growing Method of Antirrhinum Plant:
Planting Distance: Planting in beds is done 30-40 cm apart. For pot culture, plants are grown in 25 cm pots.
Watering: Over-Watering should be avoided as this may cause rotting. The plant does not thrive well during the rains as a certain amount of dryness around the root region is preferred by the plant.
Feeding: Over-manuring may result in poor quality flowers. Fresh compost should be added to soil at the time of planting.
Plant care: Seedlings are susceptible to ‘damping off’. Also, Rust is a serious disease in Antirrhinum, particularly in hot and dry climates. Spray fungicides to control the diseases.
Bloom time: Plants take about 2.5 to 4 months to flower.
|Spacing (Row to Row X Plant to Plant)||30 cm x 30 cm|
|Germination Time||Germination will take place in 6 - 8 days from sowing|
|Fertilizer||Chemicals: Suphala or Urea - 5 g Per Plant. Organic: Neemcake or Vermicompost - 10 g Per Plant.|
|Season of Sowing||September - January|
|Product Weight||Under 10 g to 25 g|
|Product Height||18 cm|
|Product Width||10 cm|
|Product Depth||1 cm|