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Approximately 2000.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Papaver somniferum is cold hardy
USDA Zone:7 0° to 10°F (-17.5° to -12.5°C)
|Type of plant - annual
Flower or inflorescence:
LAVENDER, dark basal spot, to 10 cm.
-12.5cm., obov.-obl., cut - toothed, GREY
|Height, in meters: 1.2
Height, in feet: 3.96
|Papaver somniferum sales history
| Parts of Papaver somniferum are considered toxic.
Common names for Papaver somniferum:
|(tox:morphine,noscapine,codeine IAs), (tox:WHO Ib), Opium Poppy, Schlafmohn, Ying su ke,|
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B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Papaver somniferum seeds will usually germinate in 10-30 days.
Best sown in situ.