Week 18 – May 05, 2021

Plant Information

Column Stock Appleblossom Matthiola

  • Column Stock Appleblossom Matthiola - Bloom
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Matthiola incana

Common Name: Traditional Field-Grown Matthiola, Stock

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Fragrant Flowers, Frost Tolerant

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Height: 24 - 30" (61 - 76cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Timed great for professional cut flower growers.

Grower Information:

Planting density: 2.2 lbs./acre (1 kg/4,000 m2)
Best for: Field

Direct sow to finish: 20 to 22 weeks

  • Single-stemmed florist types have dense, showy spikes of scented, large, double flowers closely spaced on the stems.
  • Optimum stem length is achieved during cool growing periods; high heat can stunt plants or prevent flower spikes from developing.
  • Non-selectable for doubleness.

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