Nicotiana alata L.
Brand: Seklos
Packaged:0,1 g
Availability:In Stock
Ex Tax: 0.95€
Flowering ornamental tobacco "Sensation" (shiras tobacco, mix of colours) - Nicotiana alata Link et Otto = Nicotiana affinis.
Height up to 75 cm. Inflorescence diameter up to 6 cm.
A traditional annual plant in our gardens. Stems erect, branched. The leaves are small, lanceolate or elongated. The flowers are large, funnel-shaped, star-shaped, up to 5-6 cm in diameter, with a tube up to 8 cm long, collected in a loose, paniculate inflorescence. They open only at dusk and in cloudy weather, exuding a pleasant delicate aroma. Prefers open sunny places with moderately fertile and moist soils. When sowing seedlings, seeds are not sprinkled with soil. The optimum soil temperature for seed germination is +20+22 ° C. Shoots appear in 10-12 days. The first pick is carried out in boxes, the second - in 11-centimeter pots of 4 pieces.
Tobacco is a cold-resistant plant, but it is planted in open ground after the end of spring frosts.
Used in group plantings, mixborders, for landscaping balconies, loggias. When cut, it retains freshness and attractive appearance for a long time.
1.0 g = 6500-8000 seeds.

Nicotiana alata Nicotiana affinis
Jasmine tobacco, flowering tobacco, Persian tobacco, shiras tobacco. Bot. syn.: Nicotiana affinis T. Moore.

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