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White Alyssum for Orchards

NZ $4.95

Description

Attractive 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.

 

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Lobularia maritima

Information

OPTIMUM SOIL TEMP FOR GERMINATION DAYS TO GERMINATION HEIGHT DISTANCE APART TO PLANT SEEDLINGS PREFERRED GARDEN POSITION WHEN TO SOW NUMBER OF SEEDS PER PACKET BEST USE
18-24 25cm-icon 25cm Prefers Full Sun-icon Prefers Full Sun 1.2.3 1 gram per 2 m2 20g (50,000 seeds) 100g Host for Beneficial Insects-icon Host for Beneficial Insects

KEY to WHEN TO SOW

  1 Early Spring 2 Late Spring &
Early Summer
3 Late Summer &
Early Autumn

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