Approximately 0.27 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Cascabela thevetia is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - shrub to tree
Flower or inflorescence:
frag. YELLOW (ORANGE), cor. to 7x5 cm.
triangular capsules with 1-2 pairs flat seeds
to 15cm., lin.-lance., glossy dk. GREEN.....tol. pruning to ~ 1m. in pot
|Height, in meters: 8
Height, in feet: 26.40
|Cascabela thevetia seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
| Parts of Cascabela thevetia are considered toxic.
Synonyms (alternative names) for Cascabela thevetia:
|Thevetia neriifolia, Thevetia peruviana,|
Common names for Cascabela thevetia:
|(tox:all parts v.toxic, esp. fresh seeds), (tox:avoid contact, partic.latex & seeds), (tox:CGs thevetin A & B (cerebroside)), (tox:WHO 1b), Ahouai des antilles, Bois saisissement, Cabalonga, Chapeau de Napoleon, Feuilles saissies, Gelber Oleander, Karabischer Oleander, Lucky Nut Tree, Milagrosa, Peruvian Oleander, Retama, Yellow Oleander,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|8||: World Classic Tree Seed List|
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|67||: Philippine Native and Introduced Plants|
|68||: West Indian Native and Introduced Plants|
|110||: South American Native Plant Seed List|
|146||: Standard Trainable Plants|
|167||: Hedging Shrubs Ornamental Or Barrier|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
|952||: Wholesale Selection|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Cascabela thevetia seeds will usually germinate in 30 days, if conditions are favourable.
Soak for 5 minutes in 10% bleach solution, then for 24 hours in warm water. Keep warm and humid, not wet.