Leonotis leonurus - Dagga (5)

€ 0,45


De donzige, oranje bloemen groeien in kluwens. Geliefd vanwege de rustgevende thee van gedroogde bloemen en blaadjes, gemengd met bijv. mint (vanwege de smaak). Te kweken als eenjarige.

Hoogte: 150 cm.

Bloeit: aug-okt

Type: TP/TA

Winterhard in: zones 9-11 (5 Celsius)

Zaai-instructies: Kiemt in 14-21 dagen bij 18-20 Celsius.

Plant-instructies: Goeddoorlatende grond in volle zon.



The downy, bright orange flowers grow in clusters. Much loved for the soothing tea that is made of the dried flowers and leaves, often mixed with mint to enhance the taste. Grow this plant as an annual if you live in a cool climate.

Height: 150 cm.

Flowers: aug-oct

Type: TP/TA

Hardy in: zones 9-11 (5 Celsius)

Sowing instructions: Sow from mid Febr to Mar on the surface of a good seed compost just covering the seed with a thin layer of compost or vermiculite. Germination takes 14-21 days at 18-20 Celsius. Sealing in a polythene bag after sowing is helpful. Lower the temperature after germination. The seedlings are naturally tall and look a little like nettle seedlings at first.

Planting instructions: well drained soil in full sun