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Cloud Seeds

Cloud Seeds

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The Cloud Flower, also known as "Xochitlquetzalli" in Nahuatl, is a plant that has captivated throughout history for its unique characteristics and cultural symbolism. Here its main attributes are described:

Historical background

The history of the Cloud Flower dates back to ancient Mesoamerican civilizations, where it was revered for its medicinal properties and its importance in ritual ceremonies.

Some main characteristics of the Cloud Flower are:

It has lanceolate and compound leaves that can reach 30 cm long.

Its flowers are small (3-10 mm) and white or pink. They are grouped in solitary inflorescences or in heads on a thin peduncle.

Its reproductive cycle is annual and its flowering continues during summer and autumn.

The most common uses of Cloud Flower are:

Ornamental: Used to decorate gardens, pots and floral arrangements. It is also used as a filler to create visual effects.

Foliage: Used as an ornamental plant to cover flat surfaces or hang from the ceiling. It is also used as a medicinal plant to treat respiratory and inflammatory problems.

Filler: Used as a material to fill gaps between flowers or plants. It is also used as material to make garlands or wreaths.

The time from sowing to harvest depends on the type and variety of Cloud Flower that is grown. In general, it is recommended to sow it between March and May to obtain a good production throughout the year. Harvesting is done when the flowers are completely open and fall easily to the ground.

The ideal soil for growing Flor de Nube is one that has good drainage, aeration and fertility. It does not tolerate excess or lack of humidity or contact with toxic substances well. The soil can be improved with organic or mineral fertilizers according to the needs of the crop23.

The optimal climate for growing Flor de Nube is one that has moderate temperatures (between 15°C and 25°C) and regular rainfall (between 1000 mm and 2000 mm annually). Avoid extreme climates (very cold or very hot) that can affect its development23.

The ideal temperature for vegetative and greenhouse development is between 20°C and 30°C. The ideal temperature for flowering is between 15°C and 25°C.

The most recommended method for sowing Cloud Flower is by seeds directly in the ground or in pots with good drainage. The minimum recommended depth is between 5 cm and 10 cm depending on the size of the container.

Germination occurs when seeds absorb enough water to break dormancy. The average time between germination and the beginning of vegetative growth is between 7 days and 15 days depending on environmental conditions.

The crop requires regular irrigation but without flooding the soil or letting it dry completely. Watering should be frequent during the first weeks after transplanting until the plants establish their deep roots.

Irrigation should be adjusted according to the season of the year, the type and variety of Cloud Flower.

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