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Celosia Plumosa Seeds

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Description For Celosia Plumosa Seeds

These flowers look like feathery plumes and the colors are vibrant with reds, oranges and yellows. The seeds are extremely small and requires soil temperature of 60oF or warmer.

How to grow Celosia Plumosa from Seeds:

Introduction and Uses: It is a beautiful and easy to grow annual. C. plumosa forms narrow conical flower heads. It has bright yellow, orange, pink and maroon-red colored flowers.

Cockscomb is useful as a bedding plant or for borders and pots. It can be used as a cover plant in the shrubbery, especially a newly planted one.

The flowers are suitable for cutting and can be dried for table decorations as the dry flower heads of cockscomb retain the colors for a long time. The plant attracts butterflies. Read about how to create butterfly garden.

Botanical Name: Celosia argentea var. plumosa

Common Name: Cockscomb

Family: Amaranthaceae

Plant Origin: Tropical Asia

Propagation Method: Direct seed sowing

Flowering/ Growing Season: Summer and rainy season

Sunlight Requirement: Full sunlight (6-8 hours)

Plant Height: 50-100 cm in summer, more than 100 cm in monsoon.

Growing Method of Celosia Plumosa Plant:

  • Celosia is grown by direct seed sowing in pots, containers, and flower beds.
  • Seeds can be sown in January and February for flowering in summer months and during May-June for flowering in the rainy season.
  • The garden soil should be well prepared and formed evenly. Soil should be aerated, porous with good drainage.
  • Before sowing the seeds, soil should be made slightly moist.
  • While sowing, the seeds should be mixed with an equal quantity of sand to obtain uniformity.
  • For beds and borders, seeds can be broadcasted directly and evenly on soil, and extra seedlings can be thinned later.
  • Immediately after sowing the seeds, water carefully with a watering can.
  • If grown by transplantation method, seedlings should be transplanted when small (2.5-3 cm) to avoid shock.

  • Planting Distance: 40-60 cm between two plants. The plant can be grown in a 25 cm pot.

    Watering: Plants require plenty of watering.

    Feeding: Celosia responds well to the application of liquid NPK manure.

    Plant care: Rust and rot can be quite severe in Celosia. Affected plants remain stunted and do not flower properly. Spray fungicides like Uthane and Saaf to control infection.

    Bloom time: Flowering takes place in about 2.5 months after seed sowing.


    Category Flower Seeds
    Spacing (Row to Row X Plant to Plant) 30 cm x 30 cm
    Germination Time Germination will take place in 3 - 5 days from sowing.
    Fertilizer Chemicals: Suphala or Urea - 5 g Per Plant. Organic: Neemcake or Vermicompost - 10 g Per Plant.
    Season of Sowing June - July, Jan-Feb


    SKU NUFSC011
    Product Weight Under 10 g to 25 g
    Product Height 15 cm
    Product Width 10 cm
    Product Depth 1 cm


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