It is a fast growing plant with heart shaped leaves, and different colors like white, red, blue, purple, yellow, pink and magenta. As the name suggests, the flowers bloom in the early morning hours. These plants can be easily grown in pots. Let us know how to grow Morning Glory from seed?
– Fill the seed tray with a good quality seed starting mix / potting mix or you can make it yourself. You can also use pots instead of seed trays.
– Plant two seeds in each cell or three seeds in each pot. – Cover the seed with a thin layer of the same potting mix. Although not necessary, you can also cover the seed tray or pot with newspaper or clear/colored plastic sheet to retain moisture.
– Keep the potting medium moist, don’t overwater or let it dry out. – The ideal temperature range for optimum germination rate is 21 C – 30 C (70 F – 85 F). – Seeds will germinate in between 6 – 25 days depending upon the quality of the seed and the weather of your place.
– Begin to harden off the plants at least 7 days before transplanting. – Prepare garden soil or potting soil by adding well-ripened compost or fertilizer at least 7 days in advance. – When the plants have at least 8-10 leaves then only they should be transplanted.