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 San Diego, 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 San Diego is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…
October 2nd, 2022
San Diego is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in San Diego is expected to decrease by 24.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 14.7 megajoules of energy per m2…
October 7th, 2022
This month, San Diego is getting an average of 12.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.0 total hours of …
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 San Diego, 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.
October 4th, 2022
The growing potential in San Diego is medium 👌.
It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot a…