Eggling - Petunia

$ 24.95
$ 19.95
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SKU: EGGLING_NC1EGGPE
This precious little eggling looks and feels like an extra large egg.Crack its top and discover a garden ready to grow!
 
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Eggling is a great way to introduce kids to gardening. Inside the Eggling are seeds are already sown in the fortified peat mixture. Just crack it’s top (by tapping on it with a spoon), water and place in a sunny spot.  

Plants can grow for up to five months in the eggling, after which it can be planted directly in soil.

The Eggling's outer shell is a hand-made white porous ceramic. It comes with a terra cotta tray and an extra seed pack to insure success.

In its handsome gift box, the Eggling is a delightful gift for any budding chef or gardener.

 

How it works:

  1. Place eggling upright. Crack its top carefully by lightly tapping on it with a spoon. CAUTION: Tapping too hard may cause the whole eggling to shatter.
  2. Place the cracked Eggling on its terra cotta tray. Water Eggling slowly, until water begins to drain into the terra cotta tray. CAUTION: Over-watering may cause the seeds to sink too deeply causing them not to germinate.
  3. Place eggling in a bright room with a temperature of 16º C or higher.
  4. Once seeds sprout, place eggling in a sunny area. Continue adding water to the tray whenever it dries out, to keep the soil moist.
  5. Prune out shoots to a hearty few to enable full growth.
  6. When plant outgrows Eggling, transplant the Eggling directly into the ground or soil of a larger pot. After transplanting, shatter the Eggling shell into small pieces, adding it to the surrounding soil as fertilizer.

 

Details:

  • Eggling approximate dimensions - 54mm x 47.5mm
  • Extra packet of seeds