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Opium Poppy (Papaver somniferum)

Opium Poppy (Papaver somniferum)

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You will get 65 seeds of Papaver somniferum, OPIUM POPPY for planting.


The opium poppy, also known as Papaver somniferum, is a flowering plant that is native to the east of the Mediterranean Sea but has been naturalized across Europe and Asia. It is a valuable plant that is used to produce opium, poppy seeds, and various pharmaceutical drugs. While it is legal to grow the plant for ornamental and seed production purposes in the United States, it is illegal to manufacture opium from the poppies.


Scarification: none required


Stratification: none required


Germination: surface sow and keep moist, tamp the soil, requires light for germination


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