Celosia cristata mix - 100 seeds

Celosia cristata mix - 100 seeds

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Celosia argentea var. cristata (formerly Celosia cristata), known as cockscomb, is the cristate or crested variety of the species Celosia argentea.

Cockscomb can be grown easily from seed. The plant is of tropical origin, but can also be grown in summer months in colder climates. It is an annual, living for only about one fourth of a year. A soil temperature of about 60 °F (16 °C) is ideal for growth. The plant likes healthy soils rich in organic matter, and full or partial sun. It is sown from March to May on a warm diaper, then it must be transplanted once or twice and put in place in May–June, 12–14 inches (30–35 cm) in all directions. During the summer it is necessary to water it copiously, with the foot especially and will bloom until the frosts.