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Grows Well in Containers

Grows Well in Containers

Variety does well when grown in a container.

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Oklahoma Formula Mix Improved
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Oklahoma Formula Mix ImprovedZinnia Seed

1747

Product ID: 1747

Bright colors, excellent vase life, and low susceptibility to powdery mildew.

This improved mix is an essential component of any cut-flower offering. Prolific, 1 1/2-2 1/2" double and semidouble blooms. Ht. 30-40". Avg. 4,820 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1747Packet  $3.95 
1747250 Seeds  $5.60 
1747500 Seeds  $7.70 
17471,000 Seeds  $10.10 
17475,000 Seeds  $44.90 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   75-90

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Grows Well in Containers   Use for cut flowers and bouquets  

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Growing Information

Zinnia

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 3-5 days at 80-85°F (27-29°C). A heat mat will maintain an accurate temperature. Lower temperatures will result in slower germination.

SOWING: Transplant: Sow 4 weeks before last frost. Cover seed and keep soil surface moist until emergence. When seedlings have true leaves, transplant into cell packs. Do not allow plants to become root bound and do not disturb roots; transplant shock may cause double to revert back to singles.
Direct seed: After last frost when the soil is warm, sow thinly, 6 seeds per foot, 1/4" deep. Cover lightly but firmly. Keep surface from drying out until emergence. Thin after the first true leaves appear.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:
Fertile soil rich in organic matter.

PLANT HEIGHT: Varies. No support is necessary.

PLANT SPACING: 9-12".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Fresh: Harvest before flowers are completely open. With the exception of the Profusion varieties, deadheading is necessary to prolong blooming and encourage branching.

USES: Taller varieties make excellent cut flowers. Beds, borders, and mass plantings.


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