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Balsam Mix Seeds

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Description For Balsam Mix Seeds


Balsam plant care is trouble-free due to its resistance to many common garden pests. It is easy to grow and widely available. The flowers bear double petals and come in an array of colors. Read more on Growing Balsam

How to grow Balsam from Seeds:

Introduction and Uses: Balsam plants bear Camellia like double or single flowers with varying colors such as rose, pink, scarlet, red violet, salmon pink, purplish red, lilac, blue, mauve, white etc.

Balsam is best suited for growing in flower beds, pots, paths and borders.

Botanical Name: Impatiens balsamina.
The name is derived from the latin word impatience, an allusion to the behaviour of the fruits which, when ripe, burst open on a slight pressure, scattering seeds.

Common Name: Balsam

Family: Balsaminaceae

Plant Origin: Asia

Propagation Method: Seed sowing and transplantation

Flowering/ Growing Season: Summer and Rainy season

Sunlight Requirement: Full sunlight (6-8 hours) or partial sunlight (3-4 hours)

Plant Height: 30-60 cm

Growing Method of Balsam Plant:


  • The seeds are sown in January-February for summer flowering and May-July for flowering in the rainy season.
  • Seeds are sown thinly in nursery beds/ seed pans/ seedling tray.
  • Fine sandy soil is required for seedbed (Outdoors), or coco peat is used as sowing medium for seedling trays (Indoors).
  • Before sowing the seeds, soil/coco peat should be made slightly moist.
  • Immediately after sowing the seeds, watering should be done carefully with a watering can.
  • Seedlings are allowed to grow on seedbeds/trays kept in semi shade.
  • Transplanting of seedlings is done in pots or flower beds at 6-leaf stage.
  • Seedlings should be transplanted in high-quality rich soil or potting mixture.
  • On large flower beds, seeds can be sown directly and then thinned out 22-30 cm apart.

  • Planting Distance: When the plants are allowed to grow bushy, space them wide. Overcrowded plants do not produce good blooms. For pot culture, grow a single plant in 25 cm pot.

    Watering: Plenty of watering during growth stage is required. Soil should stay moist all the time with flood irrigation once a week. In dry conditions, leaves wither and drop off.

    Feeding: Heavy dose of manure is needed at the time of planting. Balsam is a gross feeder and should be given liquid fertilizers once a week.

    Plant care: Balsam is affected by powdery mildew throughout the year. The presence of fungal infection can be detected by greyish-white spots or patches covered with powdery mass. Spray appropriate fungicides like Uthane or Bavistin immediately after spotting infection.

    Bloom time: Flowers start appearing 60 days after sowing and blooming period lasts for about 15-20 days.

    Pinching & Pruning: Allow three shoots to grow on each plant. For large blooms, remove all the side shoots, keep only a single stem. Remove the lower leaves that cover the blooms too.

    Details

    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 April to August

    Additional

    SKU NUFSG006
    Product Weight 10 g to 25 g
    Product Height 15 cm
    Product Width 10 cm
    Product Depth 1 cm

    Reviews

    Customer Reviews

    LOVE, these. Review by Yashvi
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    LOVE, these. They are so stunning and colorful.
    (Posted on 10/2/2018)
    received all colours in one packet, Review by Nikku
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    received all colours in one packet, (Posted on 9/27/2018)
    WoW! First the good Review by Nukul
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    They are up and flowering is 2 months, Nearly 100% live sprouting of the seeds! (Posted on 5/30/2018)
    Great Show of colours Review by Simrit
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    The first I sprinkled seeds thinly into a modestly-prepared seedbed near my vegetable garden. They self-seeded, and next season I had another great show with all of the colors , all thanks to Ugaoo for beautifying my garden....... (Posted on 7/4/2017)
    Nice flower seeds, in different colour Review by shutakirti
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    I got the seed in a given time. The seeds are of various mix colours. And it starts germination within 4-5 days.Hope to see it flowering soon. (Posted on 5/11/2017)

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