Cornflower is a herbaceous plant with fresh and lovely flowers and simple cultivation, so many people like to cultivate cornflower in a pot at home. Cornflower can be sown in spring and autumn, among which autumn is the best.
Cornflower can be sown in late September.
Sprinkle proper amount of cornflower seeds on the prepared basin soil, and the seeds should be healthy and full.
Then sprinkle the soil with a thin layer and cover it with no seeds.
After sprinkling a small amount of soil, slightly compact it, and pay attention not to use too much force, otherwise the seeds are not easy to be unearthed;
Pour enough water to let water flow out of the opening at the bottom of the flowerpot.
After that, water the soil frequently, keep the soil moist and observe it frequently.
After planting, apply appropriate amount of fertilizer every 10 days or half a month, and stop applying fertilizer in March of the next year to wait for flowering.
Cornflower is originally born in European fields. It is hardy, likes cool and sunny environment. Therefore, the culture soil is suitable for sandy loam which is loose, fertile and has good drainage. The pot soil should be loose and fertile. It's better to mix the rotten leaves of garden soil and plant ash into the mixed soil. When the seedlings have 6-7 leaves, they will be transplanted for the first time, and the short seedlings will be replaced in the pot.