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Acanthus spinosus
1 gram for 9 Euros
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Acanthus spinosus
5 gram for 24 Euros
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Acanthus spinosus
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10 gram for 64 Euros
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100 gram for 525 Euros
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Acanthus spinosus

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 71294

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Acanthus spinosus is cold hardy
USDA Zone:6 -10° to 0°F   (-23.5° to -18°C)
Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence: PINK - WHITE, PURPLISH bracts
Foliage: dk. GREEN, lobed, spiny
Height, in meters: 1
Height, in feet: 3.30
Acanthus spinosus sales history

Common names for Acanthus spinosus:

Aakcheroua,  Spiny Bear's Breeches, 


Acanthus spinosus is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

2:   Wants
We are looking for seeds from this plant, if you know where we can find seeds or would like to be told when we have a source, please let me know.
9:   Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
46:   Mediterranean Natives and Introduced Plant Seeds
57:   Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List
165:   Shady Condition Plant Seed List
193:  Acanthaceae


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Germination guide for Acanthus spinosus

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis 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.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Acanthus spinosus seeds will usually germinate in 21-25 days.
Sow Acanthus spinosus seeds about 6mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 10°C.


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