Stock - Virginia
Malcolmia maritimaDon't let the boring name deceive you, this pretty little flower has one of the sweetest fragrances in nature. Low growing at 12" high Stock is a great choice for edges and baskets, but make sure to plant it close, so you can enjoy the fragrance. Full sun. Annual. (1/2 Gram Packet)
|Approx. seeds/ packet||Average packet weight
||Seeds / gram
||Average seeds / oz
|Planting Season||Ideal Soil Temp||Sun||Frost Tolerance|
|After Last Frost||65-80°F||Full/Part||Frost Sensitive|
|Sowing Method||Seed Depth||Direct Seed Spacing||Days to Harvest|
|Transplant or Direct Seed||surface||N/A||105|
|Mature Spacing||Days to Sprout||Production Cycle||Seed Viability|
Stock is a frost sensitive annual that prefers full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil.
Start seed indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost and transplant outdoors after the danger of frost has passed. Optimum soil temperature for germination is 65-80˚F. Sow on soil surface and press lightly to settle. Seeds will sprout in 14-21 days. Thin so mature plants are 6-10" apart.