Poppy, Bread Seed

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  • Regular price $3.25

Quick facts

  • Bees love this!
  • Easy to harvest poppy seeds for home baking

Papaver somniferum

Red flowered poppy reaches 2.5' high with stunning, short lived blossoms. Seeds are easy to harvest and bake into any poppy-seeded delight or add to salad dressings.

For seed harvest, wait until the seed heads dry down and simply shake out the black seeds like a salt shaker!

How to grow it:

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant


Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing

65 day

40 night

Not rec.

6-10 d.





Direct sow around the last frost date. Cover lightly with a scant amount of soil. Tolerates a wide variety of conditions from shade to full sun, but prefers well-drained soil. Great as roadside flower planting, moderately drought tolerant.

Seed specs:  Packet size, 1/2 g~ 500 seeds