TROPICA Paracress

Acmella oleracea

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  • 200 seeds
  • Annual plants
  • Requires bright or sunny locations
  • For flowerpots, planters, balcony boxes or garden planting
  • £3.10

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Item no.: TRO-17515, Content: 1 Piece

EAN: 4031357175154

  • 200 seeds
  • Annual plants
  • Requires bright or sunny locations
  • For flowerpots, planters, balcony boxes or garden planting

Description

Paracress originally comes from tropical Brasil. It's bright yellow flowers surround a beautiful, bright red centre. The flowers can be planted in pots, planters, balcony boxes or outdoors in the garden.

Use::
You can harvest the flowers and leaves of the plant all year round. They can be used both fresh and dried in sauces, salads, meat dishes and carpaccio. The flower head is also safe to eat. You may experience a tingling sensation after eating the flower head, followed by sweet, sour and peppery notes. The pretty flowers are perfect for adding flavour to holiday meals.

The harvest can be started as early as two months after sowing.

Cultivation:
Just press the seeds lightly in the soil and keep them evenly moist. At 12 ° - 22 ° C the seeds germinate after 9-14 days. When sowing outdoors, you should plant them from mid-May on.

Maintenance:
The Paracress plant prefers bright and sunny locations and needs moist and nutrient-rich soil. Additional fertilization is not necessary.

Length of germination: 1-2 Weeks
Harvest: Year-round
Flower Color: Red tones , Yellow tones
Brands: TROPICA
Available As:: One portion of seeds
Use for:: Planters & pots
Height of Growth:: up to 20 m
Light Requirements: Full sun

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