Description For Stock Mix Seeds
How to grow Stock mix from Seeds:Introduction and Uses: Stock plants produce small, rosetted and rounded single or double, scented flowers that are borne on long spikes. The flowers range in colors, from white to crimson, dark red, pink, rose, mauve, lavender, blue, etc.
Stock plants are grown in flower beds, borders, and containers. Its flowers are widely used as cut flowers.
Botanical Name: Matthiola incana
Common Name: Stock, Gilliflower
Plant Origin: Europe, including Britain
Propagation Method: Seed Sowing
Flowering/ Growing Season: Winter
Sunlight Requirement: Full sunlight (6-8 hours)
Plant Height: 30-40 cm
Growing Method of Stock Mix Flower:
Planting Distance: Plants are spaced 20-30 cm apart. For potting, 20-25 cm pots are used.
Watering: Stock plants on the ground are watered twice a week, and potted ones are watered every alternate day. Young seedlings should not be overwatered.
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.'
Bloom time: Plants take 3-4 months to come to flowering. Life of the cut flower can be prolonged by bruising the cut end.
|No.of Seeds||30 Seeds|
|Spacing (Row to Row X Plant to Plant)||20 cm x 20 cm|
|Germination Time||Germination will take place in 10 - 12 days from sowing|
|Fertilizer||Chemicals: Suphala or Urea - 5 g Per Plant. Organic: Neemcake or Vermicompost - 10 g Per Plant.|
|Season of Sowing||Winter|
|Packing Weight||10 g|
|Packing Height||15 cm|
|Packing Width||10 cm|
|Packing Depth||1 cm|