Hollyhock 'Double Apricot'
Double Apricot is part of the Alcea genus and is a Hollyhock variety. Its scientific name is Alcea rosea 'Double Apricot'.
Tall stems, double flowering apricot bloomsThis variety is a Flower that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Double Apricot is known for growing to a height of approximately 2.00 metres (6.50 feet). Expect blooming to occur in mid summer.
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How to grow Hollyhock 'Double Apricot'
Suceptable to rustTry to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Double Apricot is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Double Apricot are Zone 4 and Zone 9.
Growing Double Apricot from seed
15-21C, can take 12 to 21 days. Do not exclude light as this is benificial to germinationTry to aim for a seed spacing of at least 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.1 inches (0.25 cm).
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Double Apricot about 56 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Double Apricot
Transplabt into 7cm pots when large enough to handel and grow on in cooler conditions. Plant out when established, flower in second summer.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Double Apricot is a hardy plant.
Harvesting Double Apricot
Hollyhock 'Double Apricot' information
How long does Double Apricot take to grow?
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