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Adansonia digitata

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 9

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Adansonia digitata is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F   (-1° to +4.5°C)
Type of plant - tree
Flower or inflorescence: WHITE, 5 mer., to 20cm. wide, pend.
Fruit: YELLOW-BROWN, ovate, hairy, -50cm..(sow spring, nick - soak, 1-7 weeks)
Foliage: to 20cm. wide, 5-9 lfts.....swollen trunk..warm areas..large pot while young
Height, in meters: 20
Height, in feet: 66.00
Adansonia digitata seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Common names for Adansonia digitata:

(med.fevers,diarrhoea,astring.fr.),  Affenbrotbaum,  African Baobab,  Apenbroodboom,  Arbre de mille ans,  Baobab,  Calebassier du senegal,  Dead Rat Tree,  Kremetartboom,  Lemonade Tree,  Mapou Zombi,  Mbuyu,  Monkey Bread Tree,  Pain de singe,  Upside Down Tree, 


Adansonia digitata is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

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Germination guide for Adansonia digitata

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.

Adansonia digitata seeds will usually germinate in 21-365 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Sow Adansonia digitata seeds about 2mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 25°C.

Soak Adansonia digitata seeds in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately. Seeds that don't swell can be gently scarified.

Before sowing, soak in hand hot water.


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