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Planting Guide

Painted Nettle

Sow: January - December
Flower: July - October

How to plant:

  • Sow on the surface of the compost and gently firm down

  • Keep soil damp but not wet and do not exclude light.

  • Seal in a plastic bag until after germination, which usually takes 10– 20 days.

  • When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant into the 8 cm pots provided, and later into 15 cm pots when plants are well grown. 

  • Pinch out shoot tips to encourage bushier plants

Cactus

Sow: January - August
Flower: January - December

How to plant:

  •  Sow cacti on the surface of the compost and cover.

  • Seal the seeds inside a plastic bag, maintain a temperature of 20 – 25°C until after germination, which can be erratic and usually takes between 1 and 3 months.

  • Do not exclude light when growing cacti, because this help germination

  • When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant them into the pots and continue to grow in warm conditions

Parlour Palm

Sow: January - December

How to plant:

  • Sow cacti on the surface of the compost and cover.

  • Seal the seeds inside a plastic bag maintain a temperature of 20 – 25°C until after germination, which can be erratic and usually takes between 1 and 3 months.

  • Do not exclude light when growing cacti, because this helps germination

  • When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant them into the pots and continue to grow in warm conditions

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