- Half-hardy annual
- Flowers the same year as sown
- Flowers between June and October
- Suitable for partial shade
- Grows to 90cm tall
Mr Fothergills – Pictorial Packet – Flower – Nicotiana Lime Green – 1000 Seeds
CAUTION: Harmful if eaten
Sow indoors, between February and April. A warm kitchen windowsill is all you need for starting these seeds. Sow thinly on the surface of a tray of pre-watered compost. Place in a warm, light position. A temperature of 15-20°C (60-68°F) is ideal. Keep the compost moist. The tray can be covered with clingfilm to preserve humidity, but remove when seedlings appear, usually in 14-28 days. Transplant them, 5cm (2″) apart, to other trays when large enough to handle. Always hold by a leaf, never by the stem. Grow on in cooler, but not cold conditions. Gradually accustom young plants to outside conditions (avoid frosts), before planting out, May-June, 45cm (18″) apart, into well-drained soil, when frosts are over. Flowers: June to October.
Hints and Tips: The seed of Nicotiana is very small. For easier sowing, mix with a little dry sand.
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30 Nov. 2013