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Garden balsam - seeds mix; rose balsam

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Garden balsam (Impatiens balsamina) is very popular in gardens, but can also be used as a balcony plant. This dwarf variety grows 30 - 40 cm tall and develops an attractive habit - a thick, fleshy stem is covered with spiky leaves. These plants look best in their blooming period, when they abundantly produce flowers in dozens of colours. This mix allows you to grow garden balsam that would bloom in white, pink, orange, red and purple from beginning of summer until late autumn. This plant can usually be found on borders in garden, but thanks to its moderate height it can also be cultivated in containers that would decorate a balcony or terrace.

This species grows from seeds sown early in spring in a heated room or in May directly onto the field. Seedlings should be transplanted to the permanent site end of May, after the risk of spring frosts is gone. Young plants need to be transferred with soil lumps in 30 x 40 cm spacings. Garden balsam will thrive in fertile and permeable soils and needs constantly moist ground. You should choose a sunny or partially shady site.

Each package contains 1 g of garden balsam seeds mix. The package information contains a growing guide and the sow-by date.

  • Weight: 1 g
  • Height: 30-40 cm
  • Use: Ornamental - flower beds, containers
  • Flowering period: beginning of summer - end of autumn
  • Flower colour: white, pink, orange, red, purple
  • Foliage: spiky
  • Site: sunny or partially shady; fertile, permeable, moist soil

GardenSeedsMarket - has been in business for more than a decade and from the very beginning we have made the quality of our products the top priority. Throughout the years we have delivered the best quality goods to tens of thousands of customers from all over the world. Their satisfaction proves that we had chosen the right way.

All seeds we sell are subject to a multi-level quality control checks and only then are carefully packed and dispatched. Our products have been awarded numerous certificates and comply with the highest standards of the European Union. Our employees are experienced gardeners who are more than happy to answer your every question.

Where do our seeds come from?

All of the seeds sold in our shop come from the best producers from across the European Union. Thanks to a long-standing cooperation with them we were able to develop the most adequate storing and dispatch conditions, guaranteeing that you always receive fresh and carefully tested batches of seeds. Exclusion of the middlemen from the whole process not only makes it possible for us to avoid sending out-of-date seeds that might have been lying too long on a warehouse shelf, but also ensures the most attractive price for top quality products.

The quality control process

All our seeds must pass a four-stage quality control process.

Stage one begins with a careful selection of the suppliers. Than we proceed with controlling their crops, foreign producers are not excluded from the quality control process. Plants are checked at every stage of their development: when they start to grow, during blooming and when they start bearing fruit (seeds). At this stage the most important thing is to ensure proper spacing of the plants. Thanks to that obtaining the desired morphological characteristics of each particular species or variety, such as colour, height and shape, can be ensured.

Stage two consists of a detailed verification tests in laboratory conditions. With the use of the highest quality equipment by the highly qualified staff, our suppliers perform more than 30 000 quality checks annually. The seeds that do not meet our requirements are subject to technological refining processes, including drying, cleaning, upgrading and testing again.

Stage three starts with sowing seeds in selected control plots. That way we obtain valuable, exact information concerning their germination that must be maintained at an appropriate level. Simultaneously, the varietal identity of each species is checked at this stage.

Stage four takes place in our warehouses and consists of eliminating seeds that have been stored for too long on our shelves and replacing them with new batches. Each package is stamped with a unique batch number and also with the sow-by-date.

All four stages combined allow us to state with confidence that the seeds we deliver comply with the highest standards and have completed all required control stages with flying colours.

Prizes and awards

The seeds we sell are widely recognized for their quality and have won many awards. Our seeds won numerous gold medals and distinctions for their high quality. The World of Flowers was also honoured for its innovative approach.

Among those awards there were: TOP INNOVATION (June 2015), GOLD MEDAL AT THE POZNAN INTERNATIONAL FAIR (2015), CONSUMER QUALITY LEADER (2014), FARMER OF THE YEAR (2014).

In addition, we have also been awarded the “IDEAL BUSINESS” certificate for two years in a row.

Germination

We are committed to selling only the highest quality seeds. Taking into consideration the efforts we make daily, please also note that plants are living organisms and their germination and growth depends on many factors, such as temperature, soil type, humidity and the frequency with that they are watered, sowing time and conditions, use of fertilizers and plant protection agents (pesticides), as well as weather and climate conditions. We provide help by sharing the accurate and up-to-date sowing and growing information, however, we cannot bear any responsibility for the plants that were not cultivated in conditions appropriate for given species.