Seed Freaks - Flowers - Flanders / Common Poppy
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Seed Freaks – Flowers – Flanders / Common Poppy
POPPY: FLANDERS / COMMON POPPY
Also known as the “Field” / “Corn” poppy.
This beautiful red flower does not pack the “medicinal” punch it’s cousin the “opium poppy” does, however it makes a stunning decorative addition to any garden.
Seeds from this flower can be harvested for use in cooking; a delicious addition to baked goods and dukkahs!
WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: JAN, FEB, MAR, APR
Temperate: JAN – JUN
Sub – Tropical: FEB – JUL
Tropical: MAR, FEB – JUL
Arid: FEB, MAR, APR, MAY
Not too fussy.
However, prefers loose, well-drained and slightly acidic soils.
Choose an area of the garden with full sunlight.
Direct sow by scattering thinly across soil and covering with 1mm of soil.
Ideal spacing 20-30cm apart.
Shelter from strong winds
A reliable self-seeder.
DAYS TO HARVEST
Approx. 80 DAYS
APPROX 100 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN