Rich B

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Posted: 28/01/2016 at 19:08

Hi Experts.

I know its a strange one but i have around 20 pap soms Giganthiums planted 3 months ago into pots which are now quite large. They have been outside, fairly sheltered over the mildest winter ever. They have had a small amount of frost but i dont think they'll get much more. Some are single in small to mid size pots, a few are in large pots but i have 2/3 in those. Today i pulled off any dead/brown leaves and i will put some nitrogen into any that are pale tomorrow.

My questions are

Will the singles in small pots produce pods in the small pots??

Will 3 be OK in the larger pots??

Should i transplant all into a raised bed??

Should i put the best/biggest into a large cold frame??

I sowed around 1000 seeds at the same time as these, into the ground, but i have no sign of any growth???

When should i sow the next 20000 seeds into the ground???

Any other thoughts for garantied large healthy Pods((Fnarr Fnarr))~?????

 I am aware these are real/proper opium poppies and i am aware i am not breaking the law by growing them. We want as many pods as quick as possible for an art exhibition in the summer.....

All good help welcome...







Posted: 22/10/2015 at 00:57
Mine are still flowering at the moment, even my potted balls,north south and east facing. Even so I'm leaving all but the potted ones in the ground this year. I seem to have the same sucess rate if I dig them as leave them (actually bigger earlier if left). I will protect them though.

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