Erlene's Green Cotton pk/5

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SKU CO3-5
$2.50
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130 days. Gossypium hirsutum. Open Pollinated. Plant produces good yields of naturally olive green tinted cotton. Naturally colored cotton are now very rare. Prior to the Civil War, green, blue, yellow, and pink colored cotton was grown by slaves. Excellent choice for home gardens. A heirloom variety from the family of Erlene Melancon of Texas, USA.

Lot No: R16

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 10/16

Seeds Per Pound: 4,000

Plant Height: 3 to 5 ft tall

Planting Season: Spring

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun

Planting Method: Indoor Sow/Direct Sow



Cotton
Gossypium hirsutum

 
Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1/2 to 1"70 F - 80 F 10 to 21 daysFull Sun Spring
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A 24"24 - 36" 24"150 days
Cotton Seed Planting Information:

One of the easiest specialty plants to grow. Kids will love growing them. Cotton does best in warm weather regions. For school projects, plant your seeds indoors 4 to 6 weeks before setting in garden.  When seedlings are 4" to 6" tall, transplant them into larger pots so roots can grow properly. Plant directly in the garden in spring when night time temperature are above 50 degrees. Plants can grow 4 ft tall.

Soil Requirements:

Requires rich fertile soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Water during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Periodically apply Miracle Gro.

Harvest Tips:

Hand remove cotton from plant when cotton pods opens.


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