Information for Crotalaria novae-hollandiae

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 15932
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:10
Type of plant - shrub
Flower: YELLOW to 1.5cm. long., racemes
Fruit: hairy pod to 3.5cm. long
Foliage: oblong to 8x3cm., hairy
Height in meters: 1.5x1
Parts of Crotalaria novae-hollandiae are considered toxic.

Common names for Crotalaria novae-hollandiae: New Holland Rattlepod,  Rattlepod, 

Crotalaria novae-hollandiae is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
15:   Australian Natives and Introduced Species
57:   Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List
65:   World Coastal Tree and Plant Seed List
169:   Sandy Soil Plant Seed List
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
191:   Tropical Shrubs and Trees
389:  Fabaceae
711:  Leguminosae

Germination guide
Crotalaria novae-hollandiae seeds will usually germinate in 21-30 days. Sow seeds about 2mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 22C.

Soak 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 2 hours)

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