B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Abutilon otocarpum is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - sub-shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
YELLOW, to 1.5cm. long
orbic., cren., to 5x3cm.
|Height, in meters: 0.5
Height, in feet: 1.65
|Abutilon otocarpum sales history
Common names for Abutilon otocarpum:
|Desert Chinese Lantern, Desert Chinese-lantern,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|15||: Australian Natives and Introduced Species|
|40||: Shrub Seed List, Hardy and Tender|
|57||: Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List|
|161||: Edible Flowers|
|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|190||: Trees and Shrubs For Mediterranean Climates|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Abutilon otocarpum seeds will usually germinate in 21-30 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.