Poppy Bread Seed Hungarian Blue Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Poppy Bread Seed Hungarian Blue Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Papaver somniferum

Item #2008

Annual. An easy to grow self sowing annual, the Bread Seed poppy has crepe-like petals that add a magical touch to the late spring garden. Save the large seedpods for dried floral arrangements, crafts, or to use as "poppy seed shakers". The seeds are a baker's delight in breads, cakes, muffins and bagels.

Seedling Image


Full sun

Blooms late spring

2'-3' tall

Days to Emerge:
10 - 15 days

Seed Depth
and Spacing:
Scatter and rake in lightly

When 2" tall,
thin to
1 every 6"

When to sow outside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost, or as soon as soil can be worked; or early to mid-fall for bloom the following spring.

When to start inside: Not recommended; does not transplant well.

Special germination instructions: Seeds require light to germinate. Rake lightly into surface of soil; keep moist.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford

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