Impatiens balsamina L.
Brand: Franchi
Packaged:2,0 g
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Ex Tax: 1.65€
Ladies slippers "Camellia" (garden balsam) - Impatiens balsamina.
An unsurpassed plant for semi-shady places.
Sowing time: March, April.
Planting seedlings: June.
Distance between plants: 25-30 cm.
Flowering: June, July, August.
Compact shrub with dense foliage, up to 60 cm high. Terry camelliform flowers over 7 cm in diameter of various colors: pink, carmine, blue, purple, white.
Used for flower beds, for cutting.
Agricultural technology.
The plant is heat-loving, grows well in open sunny places or in partial shade. Blooms profusely in light, fertile soils.
Sowing of seeds is carried out in seedling boxes in March-April. Crops are covered with fine-grained sand with a layer of 3 mm and maintain constant humidity.
At a soil temperature of +18+20°C shoots appear in 15-20 days.
Seedlings dive into pots one plant at a time. Planted in the ground at the end of frost with a clod of earth. The distance between plants is 25-30 cm.
Life cycle: perennial, but grown as an annual in Estonian conditions.
Growing conditions: in open and protected ground.
Sowing: from February to April in a heated greenhouse they sow in boxes. Loose, neutral, well-drained soil pH 6.0-6.5 is used. The seeds are lightly sprinkled.
Germination: after 10-14 days at a temperature of +22..+25°C and high humidity.
Growing seedlings: the soil is kept moist, air humidity is about 100%. Temperatures above +25°C can lead to heat stress, temperatures below +20°C are also harmful to seedlings. Lighting at the level of 5-7 thousand lux improves the quality of seedlings. After 3 weeks, they dive into pots or cassettes with a diameter of 8-10 cm. A week after the dive, complex fertilizers are applied. Soil moisture is gradually reduced. The optimum temperature for growing is + 18 ° C, it is necessary to provide good ventilation. When seedlings close, watering is reduced, watered in the morning.
The period from sowing to receiving marketable products: 10-14 10-14 weeks for pots, plus 3-4 weeks for planters.
Landing: in early June (after the threat of frost has passed), they are planted in sunny areas, in partial shade.
Soil: nutritious, loose.
Nutrition: plants are regularly fed with complex fertilizers.
Watering: regular throughout the growing season.
Care: pruning when pulling shoots, regular loosening of the soil.
Flowering: from May to September.

Eng.: Garden balsam, spotted snapweed, common balsam, horned balsam, ladies slippers, rose balsam, touch-me-not. Bot. syn.: Impatiens cornuta, Balsamina hortensis DC.

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