Description For Poppy Mix Seeds
How to grow Poppy flower from Seeds:Introduction and Uses: The poppies are among the most popular flowers. The plant is erect and bears cup-shaped single or double flowers with delicate frilled petals.
The flower color may be white, all shades of pink including salmon, pale mauve, blue, blue and dark maroon, all with a white base, and many have attractive picotee edging.
The poppy is used as a cut flower and for growing in flower beds, borders or drifts. The flowers last long if the cut ends of stems are dipped in boiling water (avoid the steam reaching the flowers) or charred in flame. Only half-open flowers are cut for decoration.
Botanical Name: Papaver sp.
Common Name: Poppy
Plant Origin: Europe, including Britain
Propagation Method: Direct seed sowing
Flowering/ Growing Season: Winter
Sunlight Requirement: Full sunlight (6-8 hours)
Plant Height: Long range of 30 to 90 cm
Growing Method of Poppy Flower:
Planting Distance: Seedlings are thinned out 25-30 cm apart.
Watering: 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: Poppies are very hardy plants, and can even withstand severe frost.
Bloom time: Poppies take about 2.5 to 3 months to bloom after sowing. The flowers do not last long in the field as petals are easily blown off.
Deadheading: The seed pods should be removed as soon as they are formed to have continuity in bloom.
|Spacing (Row to Row X Plant to Plant)||20 cm x 20 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.|
|Product Weight||Under 10 g to 25 g|
|Product Height||18 cm|
|Product Width||10 cm|
|Product Depth||1 cm|