“Giant Lime Hybrid” Zinnia 6285

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Description

Very tall, extra thick stems support fully double 10-12.5 cm (4-5″) blooms of a unique, fashionable bright lime green. A great addition to fresh bouquets. Better tolerance to powdery mildew than open pollinated types. Large plants grow to 100-125 cm (40-50″) in height. Packet of 10 seed.

How to Grow

100-200 seed/gram Select a sunny site with well drained organic soil. Sow seeds in late May when the soil has warmed – do not be in a hurry as cool, damp soil often leads to seed rot. Barely cover the seed with soil and under ideal conditions, germination will occur in 5-10 days. When the seedlings are 7.5 cm (3″) tall, thin smaller varieties to 25 cm (10″) apart and larger varieties to 35 cm (14″) apart. If you wish to start seed indoors, sow seed in mid-March 6 mm (1/4″) deep in peat pots or Jiffy 7’s. A germination temperature of 22 C (72 F) is suitable. Grow on at 15 C (60 F) until hardening off and transplanting out in late May.

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