China Aster (Callistephus chinensis) ‘Matsumoto Formula Mix’
Matsumoto is the first Fusarium tolerant aster series on the market. This is a balanced blend of separate colours, semi-double flowers, upright habit. 65cm.
When to sow: Spring to early summer
Where to sow: In seed trays or pots or direct sow
Depth to sow: 1-3mm
Aspect: Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil: Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing: Between plants: 40cm
Directions: Seed can be sown 1mm deep in a seed tray or small pot in a polyhouse or glasshouse in late winter or early spring and planted out when the danger of frost is over. They can also be sown in their permanent spot in the garden later in the spring when the soil warms up and frosty nights are past. Don’t let the seed dry out before it germinates.
Packet 50 seeds