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Argemone munita - Prickly Poppy, Chicalote (Seed)

Argemone munita - Prickly Poppy, Chicalote (Seed)

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  • Argemone munita - Prickly Poppy, Chicalote (Seed)
    • Argemone munita - Prickly Poppy, Chicalote (Seed)
    • Argemone munita - Prickly Poppy, Chicalote (Seed)
    • Argemone munita - Prickly Poppy, Chicalote (Seed)

    Argemone munita - Prickly Poppy, Chicalote (Seed)

    Beautiful white flowers with large yellow centers. Leaves are long and prickly. Flower is similar to the Matilija Poppy, but the plant is much smaller and is not as aggressive. Best treated as an annual. Caution: Toxic.

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    Plant Characteristics
    Species NameArgemone munita
    Common NamePrickly Poppy, Chicalote
    Plant TypeAnnuals
    Height by Width3ft. x 2ft.
    Flower ColorWhite, Cream
    Flowering MonthsMarch, April, May
    Sun ExposureInland-Sun
    Water RequirementLow
    Soil TypeSand, fast draining
    Sowing SeasonFall/Winter
    Sowing Difficulty Level*Moderate
    Sowing PretreatmentFire treatment

    * Sowing difficulty levels:
    • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
    • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
    • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination
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