Daisy seeds are super easy to grow on a balcony, terrace, or in the garden. The plant is best for the new gardeners and kids. Daisies have a lot of medicinal benefits, along with the usage in the cosmetic industry. Daisies prefer full sunlight and fertile soil.
So, by following the simple steps grow this ornamental plant in your garden.
How To Sow Daisy Seeds?
- Soak the seeds in water at room temperature for 1-2 hours until the seeds plump up for speeding the germination process.
- Take a Seedling Tray and fill it with Cocopeat.
- Make ½ inch deep hole and put 4 seeds in each hole.
- Fill the hole with Cocopeat and spray with water.
- Seeds will germinate within 10-20 days.
- The time to flower is 15 weeks.
- The best time to sow daisy seeds is in early summer.
How Much Water Does Daisy Seeds Need?
- Water the plant three to four times a week.
- Don’t water them on the leaves.
- Water them near the roots.
- Make a drainage system, or if growing in pots make a drainage hole, so that the excess water can flow down.
Does Daisy Seeds Need Full Sunlight?
- Yes, daisy seeds need full sunlight.
- The best temperature to grow daisy seeds is from 15° C to 23° C.
What Is The Best Soil Type Of Daisy?
- The organic, fertile, or sandy loamy soil is best suited for daisy.
- A soil pH of 6-7, which is neutral acidic is best for daisy.
Which Fertilizer Is Best For Daisy?
- VermiCompost for nutrients every week.
- Seaweed once a month for greener leaves.
- Epsom salt for better blooming once a month.
- Take a Medium Size Pot and add a Potting Mix.
- If planting in the soil add Neem Cake Powder, VermiCompost, and Seaweed.
Varieties Of Daisies
It is available in many colours, but some of the popular ones are:
- Chrysanthemum daisy
- Mojave desert star
- Barberton daisy
- Shasta daisy
- Osteospermum daisy
- Gloriosa daisy
- Blue marguerite daisy
- Gerbera daisy
- English daisy