Description For Candytuft Seeds
How to grow Candytuft from Seeds:Introduction and Uses:Candytuft is an erect plant that bears 15 cm long spikes of white flowers which resemble hyacinth. It is used as a cut flower, mass growing in flower beds, in annual borders, and edging along paths. Candytuft is also suitable for growing in pots.
Botanical Name: Iberis Amara
Common Name: Candytuft
Plant Origin: Europe, including south Britain
Propagation Method: Seed sowing
Flowering/ Growing Season: Winter
Sunlight Requirement: Full sun (6-8 hours)
Plant Height: 35 to 45 cm
Growing Method of Candytuft Flower:
Planting Distance: 15-25 cm apart. Plants can be grown in 20 cm pot.
Watering: Daily light watering is needed for first few weeks of seedling growth and potted plants. Outdoor beds can be watered once a week by flood irrigation.
Feeding: Fresh compost should be added to soil at the time of planting. Liquid cow dung manure is given every 15 days along with vermicompost.
Plant care: Spray fungicides on young seedlings to avoid ‘damping off.' Click here to buy plant care products online in India.
Bloom time: The plant flowers in 3 months after seed sowing. Buy variety of flower seeds online.
|Spacing (Row to Row X Plant to Plant)||35 cm x 35 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 to January|
|Product Weight||Under 10 g to 25 g|
|Product Height||15 cm|
|Product Width||10 cm|
|Product Depth||1 cm|