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General Information

Plant Care Instructions By San Diego Seed Company

A child and adult favorite! Packed full of vitamins and nutrients, these colorful plants are as beautiful as they are nutritious.

Is Indoor Plant?

No

These month by month plant care tasks are for plants in the following zones :
Sunset Zones : 22, 23, 24
USDA Zones : 10a, 10b
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Plant Care Instruction

  • Scroll down or click on any month for plant care instructions
    • January
    • February
    • March
    • April
    • May
    • June
    • July
    • August
    • September
    • October
    • November
    • December
    January
    1. Buy

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Buy

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    3. Plant

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    4. Sow Seeds

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    5. Fertilize

    Fertilize when first planting. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    6. Prune

    Thin as necessary for better bulb production. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    7. Harvest

    Harvest as needed for bulb production. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    February
    1. Buy

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Buy

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    3. Plant

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    4. Sow Seeds

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    5. Prune

    Thin as necessary for better bulb production. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    6. Harvest

    Harvest as needed for bulb production. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    March
    1. Buy

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Buy

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    3. Plant

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    4. Sow Seeds

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    5. Prune

    Thin as necessary for better bulb production. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    6. Harvest

    Harvest as needed for bulb production. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    April
    1. Buy

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Buy

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    3. Plant

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    4. Sow Seeds

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    5. Prune

    Thin as necessary for better bulb production. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    6. Harvest

    Harvest as needed for bulb production. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    May
    1. Buy

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Buy

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    3. Plant

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    4. Sow Seeds

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    5. Prune

    Thin as necessary for better bulb production. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    June
    1. Buy

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Buy

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    3. Plant

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    4. Sow Seeds

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    5. Water

    When weather warms, make sure to watch that soil stays moist.
    July
    1. Buy

    Buy now for fall planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Buy

    Buy now for fall planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    August
    1. Buy

    Buy now for fall planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Buy

    Buy now for fall planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    September
    1. Buy

    Buy now for fall planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Buy

    Buy now for fall planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    3. Plant

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    4. Sow Seeds

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    5. Water

    When weather warms, make sure to watch that soil stays moist.
    6. Prune

    Thin as necessary for better bulb production. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    7. Harvest

    Harvest as needed for bulb production. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    8. Special requirements

    In years of little rain, make sure to hand water when soil dries out.
    October
    1. Buy

    Buy now. Plant now. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Buy

    Buy now. Plant now. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    3. Plant

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    4. Sow Seeds

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    5. Water

    When weather warms, make sure to watch that soil stays moist.
    6. Prune

    Thin as necessary for better bulb production. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    7. Harvest

    Harvest as needed for bulb production. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    8. Special requirements

    In years of little rain, make sure to hand water when soil dries out.
    November
    1. Buy

    Buy now. Plant now. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Buy

    Buy now. Plant now. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    3. Plant

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    4. Sow Seeds

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    5. Water

    When weather warms, make sure to watch that soil stays moist.
    6. Prune

    Thin as necessary for better bulb production. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    7. Harvest

    Harvest as needed for bulb production. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    December
    1. Buy

    Buy now. Plant now. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    2. Buy

    Buy now. Plant now. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    3. Plant

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    4. Sow Seeds

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
    5. Water

    When weather warms, make sure to watch that soil stays moist.
    6. Harvest

    Harvest as needed for bulb production. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com
  • Buy

    When's the best time to buy this plant? When can you buy these from seed (if you can)? When is it usually available? What are things to look for when you're buying it? Or anything other tidbit of information you can share!

    January

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    February

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    March

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    April

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    May

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    June

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    July

    Buy now for fall planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    August

    Buy now for fall planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    September

    Buy now for fall planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    October

    Buy now. Plant now. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    November

    Buy now. Plant now. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    December

    Buy now. Plant now. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    Buy

    When's the best time to buy this plant? When can you buy these from seed (if you can)? When is it usually available? What are things to look for when you're buying it? Or anything other tidbit of information you can share!

    January

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    February

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    March

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    April

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    May

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    June

    Buy for successional planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    July

    Buy now for fall planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    August

    Buy now for fall planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    September

    Buy now for fall planting. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    October

    Buy now. Plant now. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    November

    Buy now. Plant now. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    December

    Buy now. Plant now. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    Plant

    When's a good time to plant this plant or bulb? Any special planting instructions?

    January

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    February

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    March

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    April

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    May

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    June

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    September

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    October

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    November

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    December

    Plant now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    Sow Seeds

    When can you plant these seeds? When's the best time? Can you start them indoors and move them out? Do they have any special requirements?

    January

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    February

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    March

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    April

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    May

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    June

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    September

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    October

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    November

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    December

    Sow seeds now. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    Fertilize

    When should you fertilize this plant? Which kind of fertilizer do you recommend? Should you use different fertilizers at different times of year?

    January

    Fertilize when first planting. Order at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    Water

    Is there a time to reduce or increase watering? Any special requirements? Things to avoid during certain times of the year?

    June

    When weather warms, make sure to watch that soil stays moist.

    September

    When weather warms, make sure to watch that soil stays moist.

    October

    When weather warms, make sure to watch that soil stays moist.

    November

    When weather warms, make sure to watch that soil stays moist.

    December

    When weather warms, make sure to watch that soil stays moist.

    Prune

    When's a good time to prune this plant? How about deadheading, pinching back, trimming or any other grooming? Any special requirements?

    January

    Thin as necessary for better bulb production. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    February

    Thin as necessary for better bulb production. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    March

    Thin as necessary for better bulb production. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    April

    Thin as necessary for better bulb production. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    May

    Thin as necessary for better bulb production. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    September

    Thin as necessary for better bulb production. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    October

    Thin as necessary for better bulb production. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    November

    Thin as necessary for better bulb production. More information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    Harvest

    When's a good time to harvest this plant? What's the best way to harvest? Are there special requirements or features?

    January

    Harvest as needed for bulb production. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    February

    Harvest as needed for bulb production. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    March

    Harvest as needed for bulb production. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    April

    Harvest as needed for bulb production. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    September

    Harvest as needed for bulb production. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    October

    Harvest as needed for bulb production. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    November

    Harvest as needed for bulb production. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    December

    Harvest as needed for bulb production. Find more information at www.sandiegoseedcompany.com

    Special requirements

    Any other requirement for this plant? Is there anything that doesn't fit into the other care categories?

    September

    In years of little rain, make sure to hand water when soil dries out.

    October

    In years of little rain, make sure to hand water when soil dries out.

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