Also known as the ‘tobacco plant’ nicotiana is good for both sun and part shade.
Flowers open at night and fill the garden with a delicious scent that wafts through the evening air.
Technically a tender short-lived perennial, seeds take a little longer to germinate and grow than true annuals.
Seeds will also benefit from ‘a bit of warmth’ to germinate, 20-22°c is ideal, a warm kitchen or a heat mat.
Pricking out Nicotiana, because the seed was so tiny I decided to broadcast sow the Nicotiana.
Now in May it’s time that they had their own space to grow on without competition.
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