California Poppy Yellow Seeds (Khus Khus/Posta/पोस्ता के फूल)
- Seed quantity: 100 Seeds
- Sowing Method: Direct
- Sowing season: Winter or Spring
- Sowing distance: 8-10 inches plant to plant
- Germination temperature: 10-23°C
- Germination time: 7 to 21 days
- Blooming time: Early summer to early fall (after 55-75 days of planting)
- Flower Size: 5-6 cm across
- Flower color: Yellow
What size grow bag is best for California?
California Growing Season In IndiaCalifornia poppies with their vibrant orange blooms can be grown in India during the cooler months, typically in winter from November to February, especially in the northern and central regions. In areas with milder climates, they may extend into the spring season, from March to April.
How To Grow California PoppyCalifornia poppy doesn't require a lot of attention and is a low-maintenance flowering plant. Direct sowing is the best method for planting California seedlings because it does not like to transplant. You can plant California directly in a container or garden. The optimum temperature for germinating California poppy is 10-23°C. Choose a pot or grow bag at least 12 inches wide and deep for planting California poppies. Each plant needs a spacing of at least 8-10 inches.
California Poppy Yellow Seeds Sowing MethodTake a pot or grow bag and fill the pot with soil. Spread the California Poppy yellow seeds on the soil and press them gently, do not cover the seeds with soil as they need light to germinate. Water the soil gently and keep them moist until germination; California poppy can germinate in about 1 to 3 weeks.
California Fertilizer RequirementsThe California poppy requires no fertilizer and can grow in poor soil. And it is suggested not to use chemical fertilizers as they will encourage more foliage and less flowering.
California Poppy Plant Care TipsSoil - Use loamy and rich soil to plant California poppy although, it can also grow well in poor soil.
Water - California is a drought-resistant flowering plant and has low water requirements. Watering once a week is enough for California poppy.
Sunlight - California flowering plants require at least 6 hours of full sunlight each day.
Temperature - The best temperature for growing California poppy is between 13-27°C.
Common pests and diseases - Usually, California is not infected by diseases but if it is growing in an excessively rainy environment, diseases such as mold, mildew, and stem rot infect the plant. Insects such as aphids, leafhoppers, and thrips attack California poppy plants.
Deadheading - To promote more flowers, deadheading or removing spent blooms is very important. Remove flower heads whenever the flower fades.
California Poppy Blooming Time
- California blooms from early summer to early fall and takes 55-75 days to flower from seed. It flowers for about 10 weeks.
- You can cut the flowers and decorate them in a vase.
California Special Features
- Common name - California poppy, golden poppy
- Scientific name - Eschscholzia californica
- Height - 6 to 18 inches
- Level of growing - Easy
Is the California poppy toxic to dogs and cats?California poppy is harmful to dogs and cats and plants are non-edible and toxic to their health.
Do poppies come back every year?California poppy is a perennial plant but it is grown as an annual. It can reseed itself and come back every year.
Are California poppy leaves edible?Yes, the flowers and leaves of the California poppy are edible and are used for garnish or as food.
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Item Weight : 20mg
Net Quantity: 100N
Colour : N/A
Assembly Required: No
SKU : California-Yellow
Country of Origin: India
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