Zinnia Double Mix Seeds- 25g
They are highly prolific
bloomers and grow in any soil unless full day sunlight is given and soil is
drained properly. The best about these plants are that they have excellent
tolerance level of both cold and hot/humid weather. Read more on Growing
How To Grow Zinnia Double Mix From
Uses: The modern
Zinnias are one of the most brilliant colored annuals grown in the garden and
are most suitable for cut flowers which last long.
Flowers range in color from white, cream,
primrose, golden yellow, orange, scarlet, crimson pink, lilac, purple to
Zinnias are suitable for growing in borders and
flowerbeds. Zinnia double is grown in butterfly garden
butterfly garden as a nectar
plant. Zinnia double cut flower is the center of attraction in flower shows and
Botanical Name: Zinnia elegans
Common Name: Zinnia double
Plant Origin: Mexico
Propagation Method: Direct seed sowing or transplantation
Flowering/ Growing Season: Throughout the year
Sunlight Requirement: Full sunlight (6-8 hours)
Plant Height: 60-90 cm
METHOD OF ZINNIA DOUBLE MIX FLOWER:
· Zinnias are
best grown by transplantation method.
· In India,
seeds can be started any time of the year.
· Seeds are
sown thinly in nursery beds/ seed pans/seedling trays.
· The fine
sandy soil is required for seedbed (Outdoors), or coco peat is used
as sowing medium for seedling trays (Indoors).
sowing the seeds, soil/coco peat should be made slightly moist.
after sowing the seeds, watering should be done carefully with a watering
are allowed to grow on seedbeds/trays kept in semi-shade.
seedlings are at the 4-leaf stage, they are transplanted in pots or flower
should be transplanted in well-drained soil or potting mixture.
· In monsoon,
seeds can be sown directly in flowerbeds, and extra seedlings can be thinned
Planting Distance: 40-60 cm apart; for pot culture 20-30 cm pots
Watering: Zinnias prefer heavy watering in longer spells, rather
than by frequent light watering. Zinnias planted in the garden should be
watered twice a week, and potted ones should be watered every alternate day.
Feeding: Zinnias can grow very well in poor soil with mortar
from old building mixed with it, and an occasional application liquid manure
made out of cow dung.
Plant care: Zinnias can get affect by a viral disease called
spotted wilt, as a result of which the leaves get curled. Spotted wilt is
spread by thrips, which should be kept under control by a spray of
insecticides. It is advisable to uproot and destroy affected plants.
Bloom time: 1.5 to 2 months after seed sowing.
Pinching: The plants tend to flower at a young age. The
seedlings should be pinched to delay flowering and make them bushy.
Disbudding: The first bud of the double flowering Zinnia is of inferior
quality, and hence it should be removed.
Flower SeedsSPACING (ROW TO ROW X PLANT TO
20 cm x 20 cm
Germination will take place in 6 -
8 days from sowing
Chemicals: Suphala or Urea - 5 g Per Plant.
Organic: Neemcake or Vermicompost - 10 g Per Plant
Season of Sowing
April - August
Under 10g (200 Seeds)
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Seeds are non-returnable.