Information for Fouquieria splendens

Approximately 100.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.

Fouquieria splendens - 1  packet for 4 Euros
Fouquieria splendens - 25  seeds for 8 Euros

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 1157
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:9
Type of plant - shrub
Flower: RED, PINK - WHITE 2.5cm. trumpets, in pyram. infls. to 25cm. long
Fruit: capsule to 22x7mm....(germinates in 1-2 weeks warm)
Foliage: ell.-obl., to 25x10mm...shrub branching from base, leafless in dry
Height in meters: 10
Fouquieria splendens seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Synonyms (alternative names) for Fouquieria splendens: Fouquieria spinosa, 

Common names for Fouquieria splendens: (flowers, pods, seeds edible),  American Desert Candlewood,  Arizona Ocatillo,  Coach-whip,  Jacob's Staff,  Ocotillo,  Vine Cactus,  Vine-cactus, 

Fouquieria splendens is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
1:   Stock list
2:   Wants
26:   Succulent Plant Seed List
31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
57:   Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List
62:   Mexican Native and Introduced Plants
76:   Californian Native Plant Seed List
83:   Vegetable Seed List
85:   Natives of U.S.South West (Arizona Texas New Mexico)
160:   Salad Vegetable Seed List
161:   Edible Flowers
167:   Hedging Shrubs Ornamental Or Barrier
191:   Tropical Shrubs and Trees
192:   Tropical Commercial Selection Trees Shrubs and Flowers
393:  Fouquieriaceae
719:   North American Native Ethnobotanicals
720:   Fire Resistant Plants

Germination guide
Fouquieria splendens seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Fouquieria splendens seeds on the surface of a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 22C.


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