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Apple Green Antique Bells Of Ireland Flower Seeds

Apple Green Antique Bells Of Ireland Flower Seeds

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Bells of Ireland - Antique Apple Green (Heirloom) -Molucella laevis

Annual -Unique, eye-catching branching spikes cloaked in shell-like blossoms the same soft green shade as Granny Smith apples. Their form and color sets off all other flowers.

Soil & Water:Prefer finely textured garden soil in full sun.

Planting & Growing: Sow seed 2" apart and cover 1/2 inch deep and keep moist. Germination may take 10-20 days. Weed and water carefully and thin before too crowded. To start indoors, sow 2" apart in individual pots and cover 1/2" deep, keep moist and provide as strong light source. Thin garden seedlings to 10" apart once 3-4" tall.

Harvesting & Storage:Cut flowers when the cups are open as far up the stem as possible but before the bottom ones brown. To air dry, cut once shells have opened all along the stem and hang upside down.

Soil Temperature: above 50°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 10-20 Days
Height At Maturity: 2-3 feet
Sun/Shade: Full to Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 10"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 150-160 Seeds
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Description

Bells of Ireland - Antique Apple Green (Heirloom) -Molucella laevis

Annual -Unique, eye-catching branching spikes cloaked in shell-like blossoms the same soft green shade as Granny Smith apples. Their form and color sets off all other flowers.

Soil & Water:Prefer finely textured garden soil in full sun.

Planting & Growing: Sow seed 2" apart and cover 1/2 inch deep and keep moist. Germination may take 10-20 days. Weed and water carefully and thin before too crowded. To start indoors, sow 2" apart in individual pots and cover 1/2" deep, keep moist and provide as strong light source. Thin garden seedlings to 10" apart once 3-4" tall.

Harvesting & Storage:Cut flowers when the cups are open as far up the stem as possible but before the bottom ones brown. To air dry, cut once shells have opened all along the stem and hang upside down.

Soil Temperature: above 50°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 10-20 Days
Height At Maturity: 2-3 feet
Sun/Shade: Full to Partial Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 10"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 150-160 Seeds

Planting and growing information can be found on the seed packet image. While Renee's Garden seeds are not all certified organic, they do not sell treated or GMO seeds and have signed the "Safe Seed Pledge". This seedline features unique varieties personally selected by Renee Shepherd for use in the kitchen or in bouquets.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.125"W x 0.1"H

Features

  • Does Not Require Support
  • Fragrant
  • Good Cut Flower
  • Good for Drying
  • Heirloom
  • Requires Summer Water
  • Useful for Ornamental

Characteristics

Bloom Season : Fall
Bloom Season : Summer
Growth Habit : Upright
Life Cycle : Annual
Plant Usage : Ornamental
Planting Time : Spring
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Sun Requirements : Full Sun

Planting & Care

Soil & Water:Prefer finely textured garden soil in full sun.

Planting & Growing: Sow seed 2" apart and cover 1/2 inch deep and keep moist. Germination may take 10-20 days. Weed and water carefully and thin before too crowded. To start indoors, sow 2" apart in individual pots and cover 1/2" deep, keep moist and provide as strong light source. Thin garden seedlings to 10" apart once 3-4" tall.

Harvesting & Storage:Cut flowers when the cups are open as far up the stem as possible but before the bottom ones brown. To air dry, cut once shells have opened all along the stem and hang upside down.

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