Sow in very early spring 

(needs cold to sprout) in a well-prepared bed, and thin to 14”. 

Spectacular flowers give way to fat seedheads. 

Harvest in summer as soon as pods are dry. 

Highly nutritious seeds for baking or to press for oil. A very nutrient-dense food

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Hungarian Blue Poppy, Breadseed

This heirloom variety has been grown in Eastern Europe for centuries.For producing seed, so the seedheads are high-yielding and do not shed seed when ripe li...
  • When to plant: Late fall
  • Days to maturity: 119
  • Germination days: 10-20