Alyssum snow white seeds produce beautiful white blossoms all year round, especially in milder climate areas. It is a white fragrance and wind-tolerant flower. Anyone would fall in love with this snowy carpet of elegant flowers. So, in this article we will guide you to grow alyssum snow white flowers, to create a gorgeous white blanket in your garden.
How To Sow Alyssum Snow White Seeds?
- Take a Seedling Tray and fill it with Cocopeat.
- Make ½ inch deep holes and put 4 seeds in each hole.
- Fill the hole with Cocopeat and spray with water.
- Sow the seeds at a distance of 6 inches apart.
- Seeds will germinate within 15-20 days.
- The time to flower is 6-8 weeks.
- It’s best when sown in early summer.
How Much Water Does Alyssum Snow White Seeds Need?
- Sprinkle some water on the surface of the soil while sowing the seed.
- Water them more frequently during a hot climate.
- Water three times a week.
- Don’t overwater or don’t water them on the leaves as they may rot.
- Keep the soil moist.
- Make a drainage system so the excess water can flow.
Does Alyssum Snow White Seeds Need Full Sunlight?
- The flower is a sun-loving plant but needs shade.
- If your area has got climate then a slightly shaded area will be best to grow alyssum.
- Generally, it needs five to six hours of sunlight.
- The optimal temperature to grow this flower is 15-20° C.
What Type Of Soil Is Best Suited For Alyssum Snow White?
- The alyssum grows best in moist and well-drained soil.
- The soil must be loamy and well composted.
- The soil pH must be nearly neutral to acidic.
Which Fertilizer Is Best For Alyssum Snow White?
Feed the soil with,
- Vermicompost for nutrients every week.
- Seaweed once a month for greener leaves.
- Epsom salt for better blooming once a month.
- When planting in pots, take a Medium Size Pot and add Potting Mix.
- If planting in the soil adds, Neem Cake Powder, Vermicompost, and Seaweed.
Varieties Of Alyssum Seeds Flower
- Royal Carpet (purple)
- Carpet Of Snow
- Easter Bonnet (violet)
- Little Dorrit
- Rosie O’Day
- Sweet White
- Tiny Tim