Description For Zinnia Lilliput Mix Seeds
How to grow Zinnia lilliput mix from Seeds:Introduction and Uses: The new Zinnias are one of the most brilliant colored annuals grown in the garden and are most suitable for cut flowers which last long. Flowers range from white, cream, primrose, golden yellow, orange, scarlet, crimson pink, lilac, purple to chocolate.
Zinnias are suitable for growing in borders and flower beds. This dwarf cultivar Zinnia Lilliput is especially suited for edging, window boxes, and pots. The variety stands adverse conditions better than their taller counterparts. Lilliput yields exquisite flowers for cuttings.
Botanical Name: Zinnia elegans
Common Name: Lilliput Zinnia
Plant Origin: Mexico
Propagation Method: Direct seed sowing or transplantation
Flowering/ Growing Season: Throughout the year
Sunlight Requirement: Full sunlight (6-8 hours)
Plant Height: 15-35 cm
Growing Method of Zinnia lilliput mix Flower:
Planting Distance: 25-40 cm apart, for pot culture 20-30 cm pots are suitable.
Watering: Zinnias are benefited by heavy watering in longer spells rather than by frequent light watering. Plants grown in the garden are watered twice a week, while the potted ones are watered every alternate day.
Feeding: Zinnias can grow very well in poor soil with mortar from old building mixed with it, and an occasional application liquid manure made out of cow dung.
Plant care: Zinnias can get affect by a viral disease called spotted wilt, as a result of which the leaves get curled. Spotted wilt is spread by thrips, which should be kept under control by a spray of insecticides & pesticides. It is advisable to uproot and destroy affected plants.
Bloom time: 1.5 to 2 months after seed sowing. Buy variety of flower seeds online.
Pinching: The plants tend to flower at a young age. The seedlings should be pinched to delay flowering and make them bushy.
|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 to August|
|Packing Weight||10 g to 25 g|
|Packing Height||15 cm|
|Packing Width||10 cm|
|Packing Depth||1 cm|
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