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Gerbera Daisy (A)

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Gerbera jamesonii

Annual

Start inside 8-10 weeks before planting out. Press seed into surface of potting mix, do not cover. Always use fresh seed, provide bottom heat of 21-24°C (70-75°F) and light. Should germinate in 15-30 days. Can be difficult and erratic. Transplant outside 1 week after last frost, into a full sun location or part shade location, 12" apart. Provide shade if summers are very hot. Prefers a rich, moist, fertile, slightly acidic soil. Water and deadhead regularly. May be grown inside as a houseplant.