SEED COUNT PER GRAMME: 50-60
DURATION OF GERMINATION (YEARS): 4-5
DAYS NEEDED TO GROW: N. 15-20
UE MINIMUM VALUES FOR SELLING:
PURITY 90% - GERMINATION 60%
a) Sowing in nursery
Period: april/may; august/september
Quantity: 2 grams seed/m²
Quantity: of seeds 250 grams/ha. per
Depth of sowing: mm. 5/10
b) Transplant in the field
Period: the following march
Plant to plant distance: cm. 100
USED PART: stems and rhizomes.
HARVEST PERIOD: stems from the second
year, rhizomes from autumn of the third
PRODUCTION: stems kg 400 per m²,
rhizomes 6/7000 kg/ha.
PURPOSE: stems in cooking, confectionery
industries and industries dealing with
medicines; rhizomes in liquor- distilleries
and in cosmetics.