Candy Tops Orange (Snapdragon/Trailing/Pelleted)
Latin Name: Antirrhinum majus
Item #: P462A
Suitable for Containers:
12-16 in/30-41 cm. Enjoy continuous, showstopping dark red starry blooms or on full, lush plants. Attracts pollinators. Pkt contains 10 pellets.
12-16 in/30-41 cm. Enjoy continuous, showstopping dark red starry blooms or on full, lush plants that are bred for the fastest follow-up blooms. The tight, compact habit keeps plants looking tidy with little effort. Pkt contains 10 pellets.
Annual Approx. 102,400 seeds per oz/28 g
GREENHOUSE: Freeze seed for 48 hrs before sowing. Sow Feb. to Mar. 15th for May sales. Use Jiffy Mix or sterilized sandy loam. Firm and water thoroughly before sowing. Sow thinly in rows 1/8 in/3 mm deep, 0.5 in/13 mm wide, 2 in/5 cm apart. Do not cover seeds. Press seed firmly into seed bed. 1/64 oz/0.5 gr sows two (20x12 in/51x31 cm) flats @ 700 - 800 seedlings per flat depending on germination. Cover flats with plastic to conserve moisture. Germinate @ 70°F/21°C soil temp. for 7 days. (80°F/27°C air temp.) As seedlings appear, grow @ 50°F/10°C. Transplant in 6 weeks at the same depth as seedlings. Shade transplants with cheese cloth from direct sun until established. Keep well watered with tempered 60°F/16°C water.
DIRECT SOWING: Sow outside in early May. Transplant dwarf types 6 in/15 cm apart, tall types 8 in/20 cm apart.