Description For Vinca Seeds
How to grow Vinca from Seeds:Introduction and Uses:Vinca is a hardy perennial plant with bright green, smooth oblong leaves. The flowers are rosy purple or white, the latter with or without a tiny reddish eye. The plants are free flowering and bloom throughout the year. The plants grow like weeds in various parts of the country.
Vinca is an excellent potted plants. It can be grown in outdoor flower beds and borders. The plant has anticancer medicinal properties.
Botanical Name: Catharanthus roseus
Common Name: Periwinkle
Plant Origin: Tropics
Propagation Method: Seed sowing, Stem tip cuttings
Flowering/ Growing Season: Throughout the year
Sunlight Requirement: Full sunlight (6-8 hours), partial sunlight (3-4 hours)
Plant Height: 30-60 cm tall
Growing Method of Vinca Flower:
Planting Distance: The spacing recommended is 30-45 cm. Plants can be grown in planters, containers, and pots of any size above 20 cm.
Watering: Ground plants are watered once a week. Potted plants are watered every alternate day.
Feeding: Vinca plants can grow in any soil and not demanding about fertilizers and manures.
Plant care: These are hardy plants that don't catch too many diseases. Click here to buy plant care products online in India.
Bloom time: 1.5 to 2 months. Buy variety of flower seeds online.
Regeneration: Plant is headed back every six months and replaced every second year.
|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 - August|
|Product Weight||Under 10 g to 25 g|
|Product Height||15 cm|
|Product Width||10 cm|
|Product Depth||1 cm|