About Breadseed Poppy
Opium poppies are erect annuals in the Papaveraceae family. It is illegal to grow them in North Carolina, but it is legal to sell and buy the seeds. Garden poppy species may or may not contain opium alkaloids. Pet and children should not sample the poppy seeds as they are poisonous.
Also known as
Opium Poppy, Opium Poppy and Breadseed poppy
How to care for Breadseed Poppy
Breadseed Poppy needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Arcadia, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
October 7th, 2022
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Arcadia is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…
October 1st, 2022
This month, Arcadia is getting an average of 12.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 12.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.1 total hours of da…
Breadseed Poppy love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Arcadia, California ☀️.
This is a great time to watch your Breadseed Poppy thrive 🌿!
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Breadseed Poppy after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.