Cockscomb flower grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Celosia and also known as Celosia cristata, Cockscomb flower annual plant and used for edible leaves and flowers but mostly used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 2+.
Leaves and the flower are edible, the leaves are oval can be green, red or purple or something together.
Flowers are small grow in groups on inflorescence stalk in a shape of comb or brain, flower color can be: red, yellow, orange, pink, purple, white.
Cockscomb flower for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Cockscomb flower growing and care:
Moist, well drain soil
Plant / Seedling / Seed What is the best way to start growing? No Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? in hot days can be burn from sun Difficulties or problems when growing: Spring Planting season: Nematode Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All season Old flowers How to prune: Size of the plant: 10-90 cm, 4-36 inches Fast growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Full Sun / almost full sun Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Spring / Summer / Autumn Bloom season: General information about the flower Small flowers that grow in groups on inflorescence stalk in a shape of comb or brain, flower color can be: red, yellow, orange, pink, purple, white. Pollination is done by: Bees and the plant attract pollinators Uses of Cockscomb flowers Eaten raw, salad, stir fry, cooked : Edible leaves Spring / Summer / Autumn Leaves harvesting season: Cut the stems or just leaves from the base How to harvest the leaves? Oval leaves in the colors: green, red or purple Information about leaves: Uses of Cockscomb plant leaves Eaten raw, salad, stir fry, cooked : Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Autumn flowers Spring flowers Summer flowers Edible Parts Edible flowers Edible leaves Culinary uses Cooked Eaten raw Leafy vegetables Salad Flower colors Orange flower Pink flower Purple flower Red flower White flower Yellow flower Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Tropics Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Leaf color Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Plant life-form Plant Uses Colored leaves Edible plants Floristry Ornamental plants Planting Season Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Big amount of water Regularly water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13 Hardiness zone 2 Hardiness zone 3 Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9