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Poppy: Mixed Organic Seed

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€1,75 EUR
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€2,95 EUR
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2500 Organic Mixed Poppy Seeds [approx]

Name: Poppy: Mixed

Latin Name: Papaver rhoeas

Plant Type: Annual

Plant Height: 
40-80 cm

Description: The flowers produced by this selection of mixed Poppy seeds are various shades of red coloured varieties. It includes both single, and double flowered poppies. These flowers are very attractive to bees and butterflies.

Germination Rate: 81%

Seed Origin: Netherlands

Sowing: March to May

Flowering: June to August

How To Grow Mixed Colour Poppies From Seed: Sow poppy seeds directly into the spot in the garden where they are to grow. Sprinkle the seeds thinly into a prepared shallow drill, and cover lightly with soil.

When the seedlings establish, thin them to leave roughly 25cm between each plant. Keep the strongest of the seedlings. The plants will grow to about 40cm to 80cm tall. Each plant will produce many flowers, each flower only lasting a few days.

Alternatively, sow the seed in large pots. Try not to transplant poppies, as they don’t take well to this.

The flowers produced by this selection of mixed Poppy seeds vary in colour and shape, with both single, and double flowers. It is Also a great source of pollen for honey bees. Butterflies also adore these beautiful flowers.

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