Information for Eucalyptus cernua red fld.

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 442083
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:9
Type of plant - tree
Flower: RED, with cream-yellow anthers, ~ nodding
Fruit: ............................(germ. 1-8 weeks, warm)
Height in meters: 4x5

Common names for Eucalyptus cernua red fld.: Red Flowered Moort, 

Eucalyptus cernua red fld. is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
17:   Eucalypts Relatively Tender in UK (most Species)
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
191:   Tropical Shrubs and Trees
515:  Myrtaceae

Germination guide
Eucalyptus cernua red fld. seeds will usually germinate in 14-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Sow Eucalyptus cernua red fld. seeds on the surface of a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 22C.

Stratification (cold treatment or vernalization) Some seeds need to be overwintered before they will germinate. Some seeds need just a couple of weeks, others 3 months. Seeds can be stratified in dampened peat or sand, in a plastic box or bag at 4C or 5C in a refrigerator. The seeds should not be frozen or in a wet medium. Very small seeds can be sown on the surface of their growing medium, in pots sealed in plastic bags, and kept in the 'fridge. Many vernalized seeds need light to germinate when they are sown in the "Spring".

Sow seed and chaff together. (Pre-chill for 4 weeks).

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