When can I plant hollyhock seeds?

pjzkat(7b/8a AL)August 26, 2005

I want to get my hollyhock seeds in as soon as I can - I didn't get any planted last fall and missed them this summer!

Thanks!

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anaturelover(z7AL)

Most hollyhocks are biennials, they grow into a plant one summer, die back in the winter and then come up again the next yr to bloom, after that the plant generally dies. I just let seeds fall from mine each summer. Or collect the seeds, plant them in a pot, grow all winter and then plant out in the spring. or just start seeds in the late winter. Easier just to let a few seeds fall, they make little plants, then transplant them in the spring.

    Bookmark   September 3, 2005 at 6:03PM
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susangarrison(8b FL Panhandle)

Mine reseeded and came up in late winter/very early spring. So I would say, now is a good time to try some. Try just planting half of your seeds. I've also planted them in the spring and had good luck with them.

    Bookmark   September 17, 2005 at 10:35PM
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