Gazania Sunshine Hybrids Mix Seeds
- Seed quantity: 100 Seeds
- Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
- Sowing season: Spring, Summer, or late winter
- Sowing method: Direct or Seedling transplant
- Germination temperature: 21-26°C
- Germination Time: 7 to 14 days from sowing
- Blooming Time: 70-85 days (Late spring to fall)
What size grow bag is best for Gazania?
Gazania Growing Season In IndiaGazania, or the treasure flower, is best grown in India during the warm and hot seasons, typically from April to September, encompassing late spring, summer, and early monsoon months.
How To Grow Gazania In ContainersYou can sow gazania sunshine mix seeds directly in containers or with the seedling transplant method. Sow gazania seeds when the soil temperature is around 21-26°C. The best size of the pots or grow bags for planting gazania is 9 to 15 inches wide and deep.
Gazania Sunshine Hybrid Mix Seeds Sowing MethodTake a pot, fill it with potting mix and sow the gazania seeds in the soil at a depth of about ¼ inch. Sow the seeds in pots about 5-8 inches apart. Water the potting soil gently through a watering can and keep the soil moist until germination. Gazania needs light to grow so place the pot in a sunny spot. Gazania seeds can germinate within about 7-14 days of sowing.
Tips - If you are transplanting gazania, place the pot in partial sunlight for a few days after transplanting to protect the seedling from transplant shock. After 3 days, keep the pot in full sunlight.
Gazania Fertilizer RequirementsSince gazania is a low-maintenance flowering plant, it does not require any specific fertilizers. However, you can add potash-rich fertilizer to the soil at the growing stage for healthy growth.
Sunshine Gazania Plant Care TipsSoil - Use sandy and neutral soil with good drainage for planting gazania, however, it can grow well in a variety of soil types.
Water - Gazania is a drought-tolerant flowering plant, so it has no additional water requirements. Allow the soil to dry out between waterings to prevent the risk of overwatering.
Sunlight - Full sunlight (6 to 8 hours) is the key to gazania flower success. Also not place the plant in a shaded area as this may cause the plant to not fully bloom.
Temperature - The optimum growing temperature for gazania is 18-32°C.
Common pests and diseases - Mealybugs, spider mites, and aphids are some of the pests that attack gazania plants and diseases such as leaf spots and powdery mildew infect the plants, diseases caused by humid environments. Use a spray of neem oil on gazania plants to get rid of these pests.
Deadhead - Deadhead encourages more blooms and gives room for new blooms. Removing or deadheading spent flowers is very important for a gazania's healthy growth.
Gazania Blooming Time
- Usually, gazania takes 70-85 days to bloom.
- Late spring to fall is the time when gazania blooms.
Gazania Special Features
- Common name - Treasure flower, gazania, African daisy
- Scientific name - Gazania rigens
- Height - 6 to 20 inches
- Level of growing - Easy
Why is my Gazania not blooming?Sometimes you notice that your gazanias do not bloom, mainly because they are unable to transfer their energy into making new blooms. You should give proper water and fertilizer and regularly deadhead spent flowers so that the plant will build up energy and transfer it into making new blooms.
Will gazanias survive winter?
Gazania is a cold-sensitive plant and cannot survive in the winter cold. Temperatures below 7°C are not good for Gazania plants.
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Item Weight : 30mg
Net Quantity: 100N
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SKU : Gazania-Sunshine
Country of Origin: India
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