Glass Gem (Zea japonica Red) 30 seeds (#2255)
About the product
Annual thermophilic plant. Decorative red flasks.
Perfect as an addition to dry bouquets and interior decorations.
It grows to a height of more than one and a half meters.
It grows better in lighter and heavy soils, fertile and rich in lime.
Approximately 30 seeds in 3g packet.
Genus - Zea
Species - japonica
Variety - Red
Common name - Glass Gem
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 3 - 9
Height - 1,50 - 1,80 m
Spread - 0.50 m
Plant type - Annual ornamnetal vegetable
Exposure - Full sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acid to neutral (pH 5.5-6.8)
Soil type - Average, moist
Water requirements - Average - high
Landscape uses - Cultivated Beds. Excellent for bizarre, dried decorations or in arrangements with straw flowers.
Leaf / Flower color - Green / --
Direct sow on April to June. In rows 20 - 25 cm apart.
Sow 5 mm deep in moist soil.
Ideal germination temeparture - +18-+20C, minimal - +10C.
Croptime in 20-25 weeks after sowing.