Bupleurum - Key Growing Information

The green and gold blooms of bupleurum blooms showing their colors.
DAYS TO GERMINATION: 14-21 days at 55-60°F (13-16°C).

SOWING:
Direct seed (recommended): Where plants are to bloom in early spring, sow as soon as soil can be worked. Cover seeds with 1/4" of soil. Thin when the first true leaves appear.

LIGHT PREFERENCE:
Sun/Part Shade.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:
Average, well-drained soil.

PLANT SPACING:
10".

HARDINESS ZONES:
Annual.

HARVEST:
Fresh: Harvest when flower heads begin to show color.
Dried: Harvest when flowers have opened completely and hang to dry.

USES:
Excellent cut or dried flower. Bouquet filler. Provides interest at back of flower beds.

SCIENTIFIC NAME:
Bupleurum rotundifolium

ALTERNATE NAMES:
Thoroughwax, hare's ear