Lupine Growing Guide

All you need to know to grow successfully!

Plant Family:
Fabaceae
Plant Type:
Perennial
Typical Season:
Cool
Typical Zones Grown In:
4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Growing Difficulty:
Moderate

Planting Guidelines

The following are general guides to follow. However, nothing is set in stone. Feel free to experiment!

How to Start:
Indoor
When to Direct Sow:
March, April, May
When to Start Indoors:
None
Sprouting Time:
3-10 days
Soil Temperature (C):
12-18°C
Depth:
1/4 inch
Spacing (cm):
25 cm
Row Spacing (cm):
12-24 in
Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Maturity Time:
Perennial
When To Harvest:
June, July, August, September
How to Harvest:
Harvest seed capsules when they are dry and brown

Health Benefits

Growing your own food is one of the best things you can do for your health. Let’s check out some of the health benefits!

Is It Edible?
No
Edible Parts:
N/A
Potential Health Benefits:
N/A

Tips to Growing Organically

Growing without the use of pesticides and herbicides is easier than you may think and it’s better for the environment!

Companion Plants:
Spinach
What Plants to Avoid:
Common Pests:
Aphids, Slugs, Caterpillars
Common Disease:
Powdery Mildew, Downy Mildew, Root Rot
Bonus Grow Tips:
Plant in cooler weather, harvest leaves when they are young

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