Approximately 400 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:2
Type of plant - biennial, the leaves form a low rosette the first year, growing vertically and flowering the following spring.
Flower: PURPLE, 5cm. dia. capitulae
Fruit: cypsela 5mm. long
Foliage: pinnatif., lobes lance.
Height in meters: 3
Common names for Cirsium vulgare:
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
1: Species in Stock at B and T
12: British Native Wild Flowers Shrubs and Trees
74: West Asian Native and Introduced Plants
77: Central European Native and Introduced Plants
79: North African Native and Introduced Plants
87: Natives of Central U.S.A.
109: Central American Native and Introduced Plants
161: Edible Flowers
185: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
719: North American Native Ethnobotanicals
Cirsium vulgare seeds will usually germinate in 15-18 days. Sow seeds about 3mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 22°C.