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GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFO: Annual/ Height 18-36"/ Spacing 12" or broadcast
SEED CODE: C
BLOOMING PERIOD: March - frost
SEEDS PER PACKET: 1,000
APPROXIMATE GERMINATION DAYS: 7-14
SOIL TEMPERATURE FOR GERMINATION: 55-60F
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/8"
WHEN TO PLANT: Fall; Early Spring
PACKET INSTRUCTIONS: Doesn't transplant well; sow directly into bed. Unless your winter is very severe sow in early Fall for germination the following Spring. They like full sun and lots of room to grow and not much water. Remove seed capsules for more blooms.
BOTANICAL NAME: Eschscholzia californica
DESCRIPTION: Rich golden satiny flowers 2" wide, and silvery, fernlike leaves on 8-24" plants. Plants can tolerates light frost and drought. Plants bloom all summer with minimal water.
Medicinal: non-narcotic sedative, tea for coughs.