Pure rich red for field or greenhouse. Group 3-4, considered a "main season" or "all season" variety.Tops for production during periods of high light, long days and warm temperatures. Planting desity 6-10 plants per sq. ft. Plug crop time is 4-5 weeks, transplant to finish 8-18 weeks. Height 39-60". Can be grown year-round with supplemental high intensity light. Ideal for Spring and Autumn programs. For tunnel planting, sow seed in 72 to 144 tray in greenhouse for transplanting in 5-6 weeks. This Snapdragon is particularly favored in the cutflower production industry . Snapdragon Flowers have its name and origins surrounded in mystery as many attribute the name to the mouth of the flower that resembles that of a dragon when opened and closed. This variety makes an incredible display in floral arrangements and centerpieces.
500 Seeds Per Package.
Tips on How to Grow Snapdragons from Seeds
Optimum conditions for seedling development that begins the day the crop is sown until cotyledon expansion.
Germination is in 10 – 21 days.
SOW INDOORS 8-10 weeks before last frost. 10-21 days to germinate. Direct Sow is not recommended.
Do Not Cover Seeds, just press lightly into very moist soil and maintain moisture levels. If you are watering indoors do so from below, (sub-irrigate.) Keep at 68-75°F.
- Grow on at 60°; warmer temperatures cause leggy transplants. Set out after danger of frost, spacing at 9–12". Perennial in Zone 7-10, grown as an annual.
- Light is necessary for germination.
- TRANSPLANT into your outdoor garden after danger of frost. For Dwarf varieties 6-8 inches apart, tall varieties 12-18 inches apart.
- Moisture: Very moist for days 1 – 3 or until radicle emergence. On days 4 – 7 reduce moisture to moist . Once actively growing, begin alternating between moisture levels wet and medium . Allow media to approach dry before re-saturating to level.
- Light: Full sun.
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