Sweet alyssum grow and care – herbaceous of the genus also known as Lobularia maritime, Sweet alyssum annual or short perennial evergreen plant and mostly used as fragrant ornamental plant and also can be used as edible plant for the flowers and the leaves, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical, temperate or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-11.
Leaves edible color green, the size 1-5 mm.
Sweet alyssum flower
Alyssum flower color can be: white, purple or pink with fragrant, small flowers 4 petals with yellow stamens, attract pollination.
Sweet alyssum for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Sweet alyssum growing and care:
Well drain soil, soil
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Aggressive Spring, summer in cold climate / Autumn-winter in warm Recommended planting season? ? Pests and diseases: Pruning season: All year How to prune: Dead leaves Size of the plant? 5-20 cm, 2-8 inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing Average amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information All year in cold climate spring-autumn Bloom season: General information about the flower White, purple or pink with fragrant, small flowers 4 petals with yellow stamens. Pollination is done by: Bees and attract pollination Uses of Sweet alyssum flower Salad, cooked : Edible leaves Leaves harvesting season All year in cold climate spring-autumn From the base of the leaves How to harvest the leaves? Information about leaves: Green leaves in the size 1-5 mm. Uses of Sweet alyssum leaves: Cooked, salad Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Autumn flowers Spring flowers Summer flowers Winter flowers Edible Parts Edible flowers Edible leaves Culinary uses Flower colors Pink flower Purple flower White flower Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Winter harvest Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Annual plant Evergreen Herbaceous Perennial plant Plant Uses Edible plants Ground cover plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Winter planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 3 Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9