Information for Nertera granadensis

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 13248
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:9
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: small YELLOW-GREEN,tubul,lobed
Fruit: ORANGE-RED,glob.5mm.
Foliage: broad ovate,to 8x5mm
Height in meters: 0.4

Synonyms (alternative names) for Nertera granadensis: Gomozia granadensis,  Nertera depressa, 

Common names for Nertera granadensis: Bead Plant,  Coral Moss,  English Babytears,  Matted Nertera, 

Nertera granadensis is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
2:   Wants
9:   Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)
15:   Australian Natives and Introduced Species
23:   New Zealand Natives and Introduced Species
31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
47:   Chilean Native Plant Tree and Shrub Seeds
56:   Aquatic and Semi aquatic Plant Seeds
130:   Ground cover Plant Seed List (see also List 133)
134:   Tasmanian Natives Seed List
151:   Terrarium Plant Seeds
599:  Rubiaceae

Germination guide
Nertera granadensis seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally germinates in the dark. Sow Nertera granadensis seeds on the surface of a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 20C.

Surface sow on a 50/50 - peaty/sandy mix, give a light covering of sand (the seeds germinate better in deep shade) keep at about 20C, dark and moist but not damp. The plants grow best with sunshine, move to brighter conditions as leaves begin to appear.

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