Osteospermum Care

Sow seeds of Passion Mixed from February to May at 18-20c (64-68F) on a good free draining damp seed compost

A fine sprinkling of vermiculite must be applied, but do not cover the seed completely

Place in a propagator or seal the container inside a polythene bag until after germination (up to 14 days)

Do not exclude light, as this helps germination

When the seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant them into 7

5cm (3 inches) pots

Then grow on in cooler conditions before planting out after all risk of frost has past

Plant 30cm (12 inches) apart

Sunlight: Full Sun

Watering: Keep soil moist

Soil : Requires well-drained soil

Temperature:60 F to 65 F

Fertilizer:Apply any organic fertilizer.

Harvest Season Most Osteospermum varieties are hybrids and will not grow true from saved seed.

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