Information for Cypripedium candidum

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 79692
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:4
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: GREEN,WHITE lip RED veined
Cypripedium candidum seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Cypripedium candidum is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
4:   Orchid Seed List
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
87:   Natives of Central U.S.A.
95:   Canadian Natives Central Area
343:  Cypripediaceae
536:  Orchidaceae

Germination guide
Cypripedium candidum seeds will usually germinate in 30-365 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Cypripedium candidum seeds on the surface of a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 20C.

Sow on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)

Very difficult outside the laboratory.

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