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Balsamine Seeds (Impatiens Balsamina)

Balsamine Seeds (Impatiens Balsamina)

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  Origin : This flower is native to Asia, specifically India and Myanmar1. It arrived in Europe in the 16th century and in the United States at the beginning of the 18th century.

Description: Balsamina Camellia is a frost-resistant annual plant of the Balsaminaceae family. Its poorly branched succulent stems can grow up to 70 cm high. The vibrant cup-shaped flowers come in various shades of white, pink, red and a two-tone version.


Choose a suitable place to plant it. Balsamina needs a location with partial sunlight or light shade, as well as well-drained, fertile soil.

Seeds can be sown directly into the ground or planted in pots and transplanted later.

To sow the seeds in the ground, you need to make holes about 1 cm deep and place the seeds inside.

Cover the seeds with soil and water with water. It is important to keep the soil moist, but not wet, during the germination process.

The seeds usually germinate in about 7-10 days.


Once the seedlings have grown sufficiently, they need to be transplanted into a permanent location or into larger pots.

Add compost or fertilizer to the soil to ensure healthy growth.

Keep the soil moist and fertilized regularly.

Prune the plant to promote denser growth and greater flower production.

Protects the plant from common pests and diseases.

🌿 The fruits of balsamine are elongated and thin capsules. (NOT EDIBLE) They measure between 2 and 5 cm long and have a slightly curved shape. When ripe, they turn brown and open explosively, launching the seeds a considerable distance.

💥 The explosion of balsamine fruits is a seed dispersal mechanism. When opened suddenly, the seeds are thrown a considerable distance, which increases the chances of them germinating in a suitable place. 🌱 Balsamine seeds are small and brown. They have an oval shape and are covered by a protective layer that helps them survive in adverse conditions.



Balsamina flowers appear between July and October, and live until the first frost.



Light: Needs partial shade.

Irrigation: Needs supplemental watering at least once a week in dry months.

Soil: Prefers moist, well-drained soil. It is recommended to amend the soil with compost and break up any clumps before transplanting young balsam.

Spacing: The spacing between plants should be 30-46 cm.

Propagation: This plant self-seeds in most climates.

Use : It is a very popular ornamental plant in tropical and subtropical regions. It looks absolutely lovely in various landscape decorations, cottage gardens, beds and borders, or as ground covers.


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