Corn Cockle - Purple Queen

Regular price $3.95

Agrostemma 'Purple Queen'

Growing and Harvest Information

Plant Type: Annual

Height: 60-90cm (24-36")

Sun: Full Sun or Partial Shade

Sow: Direct seeding is recommended, sow directly into prepared garden beds as soon as the soil can be worked in early Spring.  Sow indoors 4-5 weeks before last frost, dislikes root disturbance. 

Transplant: Harden off and transplant in late spring before last frost.

Days to Maturity: 70-85 days

Plant Spacing: 15-22cm (6-9")

Pinch: No

Vase Life: 5-7 days

Potential Harvest Yield: 3 stems per plant

Harvest Tips: Harvest when 1-2 flowers on a stem are open. Immediately after harvest,directly after harvest dip the bottom few inches of the stems into boiling water for 7-10 seconds to sear and then place into cool water.

Approximate Seeds per Packet: 100