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What are the advantages of sowing cleome early? Sarah raven suggests january. I guess for commercial growers with heated greenhouses this is fine but for most of us i would think it's way too early. Any thoughts?



certainly didn't work when I sowed them in an unheated greenhouse. also if they start too soon on a window sill where will you put them say in March when it is still too cold to plant them out. I find a later sowing say March allows them to get up to size for going outside at the end of may.

31 Dec, 2020


Yes I've found later sowing better i sowed in mid July and it was still ok. I found that their was not enough light early on and plants would get leggy reaching for light and you got nowhere to put them anyway.

31 Dec, 2020

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