Chocolate Lace Flower - Dara

Regular price $3.95
-10 in stock

daucus "dara"

Growing and Harvest Information

Plant Type: Annual

Height: 90cm (36")

Sun: Full Sun

Sow: Indoors 4-5 weeks before last frost or directly into prepared beds after the last frost.  Succession sow 2-3 times, 2-3 weeks apart for continuous blooms.

Transplant: Harden off and transplant around last frost

Days to Maturity: 65-75 days

Plant Spacing: 20-30cm (9-12")

Pinch: Yes

Vase Life: 6-8 days

Potential Harvest Yield: 8-12 stems per plant

Harvest Tips:Harvest when 80 percent of the flowers on a stem are open. Flowers cut too early (50% open) do not take up water and tend to wilt. Theflowers should be a crisp no hint of pollen shed. Once pollen sheds,flowers decline rapidly. Some growers cut the initial center flower with only a 15-30 cm (6-12") stem length, allowing the secondary flowers to bloom on 50-60 cm (20-24") stems.

Approximate Seeds per Packet: 100