White Alyssum for Orchards
DescriptionAttractive beneficial insect plant sought after by grape growers and orchardists alike because: · It is easy to grow and drought tolerant · It self sows readily and flowers over a long season · Sowing can be timed for when it is most needed · It looks good and has a low growing habit drifts of snow! · It is ideal for predator insects as umbelliferae flowers with shallow florets suit their short mouth parts. Sow 1 row for every 6-8 rows of trees or vines at 1 gram of seed per 2m2 (2500 seeds/gram). Lightly rake to cover. Keep moist for 7-10 days.
|OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION||DAYS TO GERMINATION||DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS||PREFERRED GROWING PERIOD||WHEN TO SOW||NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET||PREFERRED GROWING METHOD||BEST USE|
|18-24||25cm||Prefers Full Sun||1.2.3||1 gram per 2 m2||20g (50,000 seeds)||100g||Host for Beneficial Insects|