Kids’ Valley Garden

Candytuft

  • Candytuft is a annual that has clusters of white flowers with narrow leaves that stay green all summer.
  • They will grow in driersoilbut bloom better in moist conditions where there is full sun.
  • Plant the seeds ¼ inch deep (5 mm) and 3 to 4 inches apart (8 to 10 cm).
  • The plants reach a height of 12 to 18 inches (30 to 45 cm).
  • For larger or show plants, thin them to 6 to 8 inches apart (15 to 20 cm).
  • The seeds can be saved or you can let them reseed themselves.
  • You could try growing them from cuttings if you have favorites that you want to propagate.

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