Tips for Growing Alatum
Days to Germinate: 10 to 15
Germination Temperature: 16 to 21 °C
Sowing Media / Soil Type: Well drained
Sowing Depth: 1/16 in.
Sowing Method: Direct sow, transplant recommended
Water: Moderately depending upon the soil and climatic conditions – keep the soil moist but not too wet
Sun: Prefers full sun
Notes: The richly flowering Ammobium alatum grows approximately 15 in. wide. The seeds can be sowed in poor, well-drained soil in a sunny position. Ammobium flower seeds may be grown as a perennial in frost free zones. Space seedlings 15 in. apart in full sun and sandy soil enriched with humus. Keep the soil cultivated, water the plants frequently, and fertilize every other week. Deadheading encourages continued blooming. Alatum transplants easily.