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Chinese Lantern

Chinese Lantern

Article number: 93692A3,50 € Incl VAT
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Easy to grow plant that develops brilliant orange-red lanterns in late summer. Makes a good background flower. Spreads through creeping rootstalks. The lanterns are ready to dry once they turn orange. Do not eat! Very undemanding but thrives best in sunny, chalky soils.
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Latin name
Physalis alkekengi franchetii
Plant height
60 cm
Life span
Multiple years
Properties
Dried flowers
Sowing
Pre-cultivation/Direct sown
Color
Orange
Sufficient for
5-6 m
EAN
7312602936926
Plant placement
Sun/half shade
Plant spacing
30 cm
Row spacing
30 cm
Sowing depth
0,5 cm
Pre-cultivation
March - May
Direct seed
May - June
Harvest time
July - October
Sow sparsely in damp seed compost. Keep warm during germination, 20-22°C. Keep moist. Transplant 1 plant/pot of fertilised soil when the plants are big enough to handle. Place in a bright, cool area. Sensitive to frost the first spring.
Level the soil and water before sowing. Keep seeds moist until they germinate.