Sow Spring to early Summer, all year round in sub-tropical areas. Sow two seeds together 5mm (quarter-inch) deep at intervals of about 30cm (1ft), direct where they are to flower. Keep moist until well established and thin out to one plant per position. Seedlings emerge 10-14 days. Water in hot dry weather. May need staking if grown in exposed areas.
When To Plant
Spring to early Summer
When to Sow/Plant
These seeds may be treated with a fungicide (Thiram or Apron XL), do not eat the seeds or feed them to animals.
Fungicide treatment is an AQIS requirement for certain varieties of seeds. It does not affect your crops or harm insects such as bees.
If your packet has been treated it will be well marked with a warning and the seeds will be dyed a distinct colour.
Our Seed Guarantee
If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.