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Stock 'Vintage Brown'

Matthiola Incana

 

Unique Florist Type bloom color and excellent stem quality.

Tightly spaced florets on thick, strong, straight stems. Single-stem or "column type" stock for one-cut harvest. Vintage Brown is not brown but rose-taupe in color and produces about 55% double-flowering plants.

This variety produces one flowering stem per plant. Pinching is not advisable as it will terminate flowering.

• Edible Flowers: The peppery, clove-like flavor of the flowers lends itself well to use as a garnish on salads, desserts, and drinks.

 

Details: 

 

Life Cycle: Hardy Annual

Site : Full Sun

Days to Germinate :7-14

Height 24-32"

Seed Depth: 1/8"

Plant Spacing: 6 "

Approx seeds per packet: 50

 

How to Grow :
 

 Sow ¼" deep into 128-cell plug flats 5-6 weeks before last frost. After danger of frost has passed, harden off plants and transplant to the field or protected structure. Direct seed - After last frost. Do not pinch plants. Succession-plant every two weeks for multiple harvests. Stock is a cool-weather crop. Spring and fall-blooming successions are optimal.

 

Harvest:

When ⅓–½ the florets on the stem are open.

 

Vase Life: with a proper care and handling up to 5-7 days
 

Stock 'Vintage Brown '

$4,95Prezzo
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