Giant Poppy - Papaver somniferum Giganteum

500 Seeds - Giant Poppy Papaver somniferum Giganteum<span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot; Trebuchet M S&quot;; color:#333333;background:white;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold"> These giant poppies are easy to grow from seed and can be sown from early spring onwards. <span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot; Trebuchet M S&quot;; color:#333333;background:white;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold"> This ‘ Giganteum’ type produces the more unusual lighter-coloured flower and huge golf ball sized seed pods. <span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot; Trebuchet M S&quot;; color:#333333;background:white;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold"> They can be sown straight into the ground later in the season when temperatures are generally above 15° C. <span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot; Trebuchet M S&quot;; color:#333333;background:white;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold"> The seeds can alternatively be sown into pots where a mixture of compost and vermiculite is the best medium. <span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot; Trebuchet M S&quot;; color:#333333;background:white;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold"> No specialist care is required so long as they have generally good levels of warmth, light and moisture. <span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot; Trebuchet M S&quot;; color:#333333;background:white;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold"> <span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot; Trebuchet M S&quot;; color:#333333;background:white;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold"> Poppies thrive in freshly churned soil, hence why they often appear growing wild in ploughed and excavated earth. <span style="font-size:14.0pt;font-family:&quot; Trebuchet M S&quot;; color:#333333;background:white;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold"> Now a symbol of remembrance, poppies would often appear growing in the devastated war-torn landscapes.
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