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Oyster-leaf (Mertensia maritima) seeds

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Oyster-leaf (Mertensia maritima) seeds
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MA-0046
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Seeds
Brand:
magic garden seeds
Botanical name:
casselia parvifloracerinthodes maritimummertensia maritimapneumaria maritimapulmonaria procumbenssteenhammera maritima
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Description

Oysterleaf, also known as sea bluebells, can be found growing wild on the coast of Scotland and Shetland. The fleshy leaves of this low-growing shore plant are rich in a flavour, which is comparable to oysters, anchovies, mushrooms and borage. The
perennial plant flowers initially reddish and changes its flower color to light blue in early summer. It is very suitable for planting in rock gardens because it requires no special substrate

Growing instructions
Oyster leaf needs cold to germinate, and its seeds require stratification and germinate rather irregularly, distributed over a longer period of time. Sow from October to February directly outdoors. Only sparsely cover with soil. Since this plant is very popular with snails, it should be cultivated in pots. Oysterleaf loves sunny locations and fresh, well drained, slightly sandy soils.

Details: Plant description & care

Plant family:
Boraginaceae
Plant height approx.:
10–30 cm
Root system :
Stoloniferous (spreads through runners)
Flower colour:
Blue
Flowering period :
AugustJulyJuneSeptember
Location:
Sun
Water requirements:
Moderately moist
Lifecycle :
Perennial
Winter hardy up to:
Fully hardy

Sowing & cultivation

Indoor pre-culture (seedling stage):
AprilMarch
Sowing time outdoors:
December FebruaryJanuaryNovemberOctober
Sowing depth:
5 cm
Germination time in days:
Irregular
Planting distance approx.:
30 cm

Companion planting

Other names

German names:
blauglöckchen
English names:
oysterleafoysterplantsea bluebells
French names:
huître potagèrehuître végétalemertensie maritimepulmonaire de virginiesanguine de mer

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Austernpflanze (packet)

3 of 5 stars
by Ilka on 1/28/17

2016. Haben nicht gekeimt. Ich habe 2 Samen Kältestratifiziert, Sand ins Samentütchen, in Kühlschrank. Die fingen dort an zu keimen. Beide Pflanzen haben im Haus überwintert. Mal sehen wie sie jetzt wachsen.

Por fin (packet)

5 of 5 stars
by Aroa on 8/4/16

He buscado cielo y tierra para semillas de mertensia, por fin! A ver como me salen.

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