B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Aeonium castello-paivae is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - sub-shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
(prov. La Gomera)
-3.5x2cm., glauc., ciliate, RED flushed
|Height, in meters: 0.7
Height, in feet: 2.31
|Aeonium castello-paivae seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|9||: Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)|
|26||: Succulent Plant Seed List|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|143||: Canary Islands Native and Introduced Plants|
|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.|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
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.
Aeonium castello-paivae seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.