Time to Plant Bluebonnets

Now is the perfect time of year to plant beautiful bluebonnets and wild flowers. Pick up seeds at New Braunfels Feed & Supply. While you’re here, be sure to check out our large supply of gardening supplies.

In addition to those beautiful fields of blue, it’s also a great time of year for fall gardeners to plant carrots, spinach, lettuce, onions, garlic, broccoli, cauliflower!

New to planting bluebonnets? Here’s a few helpful tips:

  • Bluebonnets should be planted in the fall, usually between August – December (though some suggest October is the best time)
  • They will germinate through the fall and grow through the Winter
  • Bluebonnets grow best in full sun, in well-drained soils
  • Bluebonnets grow best in alkaline soils or low PH soils
  • Seeds should sprout in 30-70 days in temperatures between 55 to 70 degrees

Resources:

http://www.wildflower.org/howto/show.php?id=1&frontpage=true

http://www.texasbluebonnetseeds.com/bluebonnet.htm

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