Information for Impatiens balsamina

Approximately 95.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.

Impatiens balsamina - 10  gram for 16 Euros
Impatiens balsamina - 100  gram for 74 Euros

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 34641
Type of plant - annual
Flower: WHITE to RED, many bicoloured
Height in meters: 1

Synonyms (alternative names) for Impatiens balsamina: Balsamina foemina,  Impatiens giorgii, 

Common names for Impatiens balsamina: Beijo De Frade,  Belle Zamie,  Chinese Balsam,  Feng hsien,  Garden Balsam,  Gartenbalsamine,  Hosen-Ka,  Ji xing zi,  Kina Cicegi,  Swanga (tag.?),  Tou gu, 

Impatiens balsamina is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
34:   Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
38:   Indian Native and Introduced Plants
45:   Bee and Butterfly Attracting also Honey and Pollen Plant Seeds
51:   Chinese Native and Introduced Plants
53:   Bedding Plant Seed List
67:   Philippine Native and Introduced Plants
104:   South East Asian Native Plant Seeds
255:  Balsaminaceae
952:   Wholesale Selection

Germination guide
Impatiens balsamina seeds will usually germinate in 21-30 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Impatiens balsamina seeds on the surface of a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 22C.

Sow on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)

Maintain a very high humidity until germination.

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