Also known as Snapdragons.
Plants produce tall strong stems with long spikes. Perfect for the 'spires' elements of early Spring arrangements.
Type: Biennial or Annual
Site: Full sun
Seeds: approx 50
You have a number of choices for sowing:
1. Sow in September onwards for planting out in unheated glass/ tunnels over winter for early Spring harvesting under cover.
2. Sow in February under cover for planting outdoors after the last frost date (May/June) for Summer harvesting.
3. Sow in July for harvesting under unheated glass/tunnels in late Autumn.
Pinch out tips when around 12cm high. Thin to 4-5 of strongest shoots per plant. Requires support with crop netting. Cut when spikes are one third open.