Gomphocarpus - Green Hairy Balls

Regular price $3.95

Growing and Harvest Information

Plant Type:  Annual

Height: 32-72"

Amount of Sun: Full

Sow:  Indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost or directly into prepared soil after the last frost.  Do not allow to become pot bound at any time as plants will deteriorate rapidly.  Transplant into larger cell packs or 3-4" pots, 3-5 weeks after sowing.

Transplant: (recommended).  Harden-off and transplant out after the last frost.

Days to Maturity:  120-130 days

Plant Spacing:  12-24"


Vase Life:  days

Potential Harvest Yield:

For the longest vase life, harvest when 1/2 to 2/3 of flowers are open.  If stems wilt after harvest, rehydrate in water for 24 hrs,  CAUTION: milky sap may cause eye and skin irritation!

Approximate Seeds per Packet: 25