Information for Welwitschia mirabilis

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 40487
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:10
Type of plant - perennial
Flower: cones in axill. cymes, m. to 2cm., f. RED, to 6cm.
Fruit: (sow spring - summer)
Foliage: 2 lvs. to 3m.x50cm. on ground..lives to great age, ~ 2000 years
Height in meters: (underground)
Welwitschia mirabilis seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Synonyms (alternative names) for Welwitschia mirabilis: Tumboa bainesii,  Welwitschia bainesii, 

Common names for Welwitschia mirabilis: (prov. Namib Desert), 

Welwitschia mirabilis is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
2:   Wants
26:   Succulent Plant Seed List
31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
37:   South African Native and Introduced Plants
57:   Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List
169:   Sandy Soil Plant Seed List
191:   Tropical Shrubs and Trees
572:  Polemoniaceae
688:  Welwitschiaceae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants

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

Succulents

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