Information for Datura ceratocaula

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 69028
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:10
Type of plant - annual
Flower: frag. WHITE, tinge - marked MAUVE, -18cm.
Fruit: egg sh. smooth caps. to 4cm.
Foliage: ovate-lanceo., SILVER ben.,~PURPLE stem
Height in meters: 0.9
Parts of Datura ceratocaula are considered toxic.

Synonyms (alternative names) for Datura ceratocaula: Datura macrocaulos,  Datura sinuata, 

Common names for Datura ceratocaula: Sister of Ololuiqui,  Torna Loco,  Torna-loco, 

Datura ceratocaula is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
1:   Stock list
31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
53:   Bedding Plant Seed List
55:   Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds
56:   Aquatic and Semi aquatic Plant Seeds
62:   Mexican Native and Introduced Plants
109:   Central American Native and Introduced Plants
110:   South American Native Plant Seed List
131:   Toxic Plants
626:  Solanaceae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants

Germination guide
Datura ceratocaula seeds will usually germinate in 21-365 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally germinates in the dark. Sow seeds about 9mm deep in a light, well drained, and water retentive seed sowing mix at about 30C.

Outdoor Treatment, in temperate regions, can give seeds exactly the sequence of cold and damp and warm conditions needed to encourage germination. Check your weather conditions to see whether they may be appropriate. Shady sheltered conditions are recommended (to keep humidity and temperature regular) in a free draining, but water retentive medium - this can be in pots in a cold frame, where they can be easily protected from weeds and animals.

Datura ceratocaula prefers slightly alkaline soil. GA-3 encourages Daturas to germinate quicker and more uniformly.

SEED GERMINATION THEORY AND PRACTICE; by Professor Norman C. Deno
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