Information for Ornithogalum thyrsoides

Approximately 2 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.

Ornithogalum thyrsoides - 1  packet for 7 Euros

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 12167
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:9
Type of plant - deciduous perennial
Flower: glossy WHITE or tinted, ~ dark centre, large bracts, spring-summer
Fruit: (sow in autumn) (excellent cut-flower)
Foliage: 6-12, to 30x5cm., decid., winter growing
Height in meters: 0.20-0.50
Ornithogalum thyrsoides seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Parts of Ornithogalum thyrsoides are considered toxic.

Synonyms (alternative names) for Ornithogalum thyrsoides: O.coarctacum,  O.conicum,  O.revolutum,  Ornithogalum ceresianum, 

Common names for Ornithogalum thyrsoides: (tox:prasinoside G steroidal glycoside),  (tox:WHO Ib-II),  Chincherinchee,  Chinkerinchee,  Star-of-Bethlehem,  Tjienkerintjie,  Wonder-Flower, 

Ornithogalum thyrsoides is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
6:   Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List
31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
37:   South African Native and Introduced Plants
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
44:   Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties
464:  Liliaceae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants
860:  Hyacinthaceae

Germination guide
Ornithogalum thyrsoides seeds will usually germinate in 30-180 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Sow seeds about 2mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 15C.

Seeds will mostly germinate as the weather warms up in Spring, some may germinate during the Summer or Autumn but are more likely to stay dormant until the following Spring.

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