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:6-
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: BLUE, 2 lipped
Foliage: 2 or 3 pairs opp. lfts... RED root medicinal
Height in meters: 0.6
Common names for Salvia miltiorrhiza:
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
34: Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List
36: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
43: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
51: Chinese Native and Introduced Plants
161: Edible Flowers
165: Shady Condition Plant Seed List
Salvia miltiorrhiza seeds will usually germinate in 10-14 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Salvia miltiorrhiza seeds on the surface of a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 20-25°C.
For Patens & Superba see No. 14 (Pre-chill for 3 weeks).