How to grow chrysanthemums in a garden
- Fill starter pots or trays with Yates Seed Raising Mix. Sow Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum paludosum) seeds, cover, firm down and water well.
- Water gently and keep moist through germination period.
- While the seedlings are growing, choose a spot in the garden that receives full sun and prepare the planting area well by digging in compost & Yates Dynamic Lifter Soil Improver & Plant Fertiliser.
- Allow the seedlings to grow to at least 7-10 cm before transplanting
- When transplanting them into your prepared garden bed, ensure seedlings are well spaced – at least 30 cm apart. Water in well.
- Mulch with an organic mulch, such as bark chips, sugar cane or pea straw.
- Feed every 1 to 2 weeks with Yates Thrive Roses and Flowers Liquid Plant Food.