Approximately 300 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.
B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:9
Type of plant - evergreen perennial
Flower: sm. YELLOW-GREEN
Fruit: ORANGE berries in dense spikes on fem.
Foliage: to 1.5m., SILVERY-GREEN, linear, keeled...in tussocks
Height in meters: 2
Common names for Astelia chathamica:
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
1: Species in Stock at B and T
6: Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List
23: New Zealand Natives and Introduced Species
43: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
44: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties
162: Cushion Or Hummock Plant Seed List (Small and Larger)
Astelia chathamica seeds will usually germinate in 70 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Astelia chathamica seeds on the surface of a sandy - peaty seed sowing mix at about 15°C.
GA3 helps, 1 month vernalization suggested