Happy Trails Tropical Mix (Portulaca/multi-pellet)

Latin Name: Portulaca grandiflora

Item #: P1243Z

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1M = 1,000 Seeds



Suitable for Containers:


Hanging Basket Type


(9 in/23 cm) Superior trailing type in a formula blend of red, orange and yellow.
(9 in/23 cm) Spreads, cascades or trails, 14-18in/35-45cm from hanging baskets, containers or in landscape plantings. Unique cascading plant habit is superior to other trailing types. Plants bloom easily in 10 hour days - 2 weeks earlier than other types. Delay sowing until daylength reaches 10 hours. Use 288 cell trays, do not cover. Supplied as multi-pellets.


Annual 5 in/12 cm 280,000 seeds per oz/28 g

GREENHOUSE: Sow Jan. 15th - Mar. 1st for May sales. 1 oz/28 g sows approx. 50 (20x12 in/51x31cm) flats or will direct seed about 1000 (7.5 x 5.5 in/l 9x14 cm) paks. Sow as thinly as possible, press seed in firmly, cover lightly and use warm water. Maintain soil temp. of 70°F/21°C days, 60°F/16°C nights; seed germinates in 3 days, transplant in 4 to 5 weeks. Use a fungicide regularly as it damps off easily. Grow at 60°F/16°C for healthier seedlings. Use well drained sandy soil.

DIRECT SOWING: Sow outside in a warm, dry sunny location about May 20th, as thinly as possible. Blooms one month from seed. Likes poor soil. Thin seedlings 4 in/10 cm apart.


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