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Ideal for borders, pots and baskets, Nicotiana delivers stunning displays of long trumpet diamond white flowers on tall stems from robust attractively foliaged plants that reach 3ft. The flowers are highly fragrant especially into evening and will flower almost until the first frost from Mid Jun onwards. Half Hardy Annual. Prefers Full sun
Days To Germination: 7-14
Planting Depth: 1/16 inch
Spacing, Seed: 1/2 inch
Spacing, Plant: 10-12 inches
Plant Height: 30-36 inches
Light: Full Sun
For early seedling plants, start seeds indoors or undercover with warmth provided 8-10 weeks before the last spring frost.
Can be sown directly outdoors after all danger of frost has passed.
Barely cover seeds with 1/16 inch of fine soil or simply press firmly into growing medium.
When seedlings are large enough to handle transplant to trays to grow on.
Harden off gradually and plant out to borders / displays after all danger of frost has passed.
The plants prefer a sunny location.
Deadhead old flowers.