Week 18 – May 05, 2021

Plant Information

Grenade Orange Carthamus

  • Grenade Orange Carthamus - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Carthamus tinctorius

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 6 - 10" (15 - 25cm)

Height: 32 - 40" (81 - 102cm)

Width: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Features thornless leaves and round flower buds. Stem length is uniform across the series. Grenade is excellent for fresh and dried use; can also be used green when harvested young.

Grower Information:

Direct sow to finish: 10 to 16 weeks

  • Features thornless leaves and round flower buds atop stems of uniform length. 
  • Best grown as a direct-sown crop. 
  • Useful for indoor and outdoor professional cut flower production programs for fresh and dried use; can also be used green when harvested young.