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Quick Facts

Scientific Name Moluccella laevis
Colour Green
Days To Maturity 90 - 110 days
Seeds Per Packet 70
Sowing Time March & April or September & October
Life Cycle Annual
Price
ZAR65,00

Bells of Ireland


Bells of Ireland is a half-hardy annual that produces unusual pale green to emerald green, funnel-shaped “bells” along green stems in summer. 

IMPORTANT NOTICE
Please note if you only order seeds we will courier the seeds around the first week of September. If you purchase seeds along with your tubers we will courier between end September and mid-October
 

Colour
Green
Scientific Name
Moluccella laevis
Height
80cm
Days To Maturity
90 - 110 days
Life Cycle
Annual
Light Preferences
Sun
Sowing Time
March & April or September & October
Days To Germination
10 - 20 days. For the best germination, chill seeds for 1 - 2 weeks at 2-4 degrees celsius before sowing
Planting Space
15cm
Planting Tip
Direct seed or plant in germination trays, covering with 3mm of growing mix. Keep moist till germinated. Plant out after 4 weeks
Pinch
Pinching is not necessary
Seeds Per Packet
70
Uses
Fresh cut flower, back of beds, borders, or cottage gardens
Netting
No plant netting needed
Harvesting Tips
Harvest blooms once the green bells start to form along the stem. Remove leaves from the lower half of the stem because they often yellow
Germination
Intermediate