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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

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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