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Centaurea macrocephala

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Centaurea macrocephala



Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany
B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 39731

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Centaurea macrocephala is cold hardy
USDA Zone:6 -10° to 0°F   (-23.5° to -18°C)
Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence: LEMON-YELLOW, to 5.5cm. dia. thistles, BRONZE buds - bracts, cutflower
Fruit: (germ. 1-3 weeks)
Foliage: large GREY-GREEN
Height, in meters: 1.4
Height, in feet: 4.62
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Common names for Centaurea macrocephala:

Big-head Knapweed,  Giant Knapweed,  Globe Cornflower,  Golden Thistle,  Great Golden Knapweed,  Greater Golden Knapweed,  Grosskopfige Flockenblume,  Yellow Hardhead, 


Centaurea macrocephala is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

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Germination guide for Centaurea macrocephala

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis 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.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Centaurea macrocephala seeds will usually germinate in 7-14 days.
Normally germinates in the dark. Sow Centaurea macrocephala seeds about 2mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 15-20°C.


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