Information for Tetragonia decumbens

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 83220
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:9
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: YELLOWish, winter to autumn
Fruit: dry BROWN, winged (sow in spring or autumn)
Foliage: edible plant, also stabilizes sand
Height in meters: 1

Common names for Tetragonia decumbens: Dune Spinach,  Sea Spinach, 

Tetragonia decumbens is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
15:   Australian Natives and Introduced Species
37:   South African Native and Introduced Plants
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
65:   World Coastal Tree and Plant Seed List
83:   Vegetable Seed List
169:   Sandy Soil Plant Seed List
173:   Land Reclamation Plant Shrub and Tree List
207:  Aizoaceae
652:  Tetragoniaceae

Germination guide
Tetragonia decumbens 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 Tetragonia decumbens seeds on the surface of a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 22C.

Succulents

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