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10 gram for 13 Euros
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25 gram for 17 Euros
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100 seeds for 47 Euros
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100 gram for 55 Euros
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250 gram for 116 Euros
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1000 gram for 241 Euros
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1000 seeds for 258 Euros
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Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany
B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 996

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Erythrina vespertilio is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F   (-1° to +4.5°C)
Type of plant - shrub to tree
Flower or inflorescence: pend. RED, infl. to 24cm long
Fruit: legume to 13x2cm....(nick - soak, 1-3 weeks)
Foliage: variable, to 10x17cm.
Height, in meters: 12
Height, in feet: 39.60
Erythrina vespertilio sales history
Parts of Erythrina vespertilio are considered toxic.

Common names for Erythrina vespertilio:

Batswing Coral Tree,  Bean Tree,  Jintipil,  Pinati, 


Erythrina vespertilio is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

15:   Australian Natives and Introduced Species
31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
57:   Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List
60:   Economic Timber Trees
see also Cabinet Wood Tree Seeds
131:   Toxic Plants
Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.
146:   Standard Trainable Plants
179:   Street Tree Seeds
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.
191:   Tropical Shrubs and Trees
192:   Tropical Commercial Selection Trees Shrubs and Flowers
389:  Fabaceae
711:  Leguminosae


Happier and Healthier Plants, Naturally

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Germination guide for Erythrina vespertilio

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.

Erythrina vespertilio seeds will usually germinate in 10-15 days.
Sow Erythrina vespertilio seeds about 13mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 22°C.

Soak Erythrina vespertilio seeds in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately. Seeds that don't swell can be gently scarified.

(Soak for 24 hours).


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