B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Alopecurus pratensis comm. is cold hardy
USDA Zone:5 -20° to -10°F (-29° to -23.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
PURPLE tinge, panicle to 10x1cm.
flat, to 8mm. wide
|Alopecurus pratensis comm. sales history
Common names for Alopecurus pratensis comm.:
|Meadow Foxtail, commercial,|
Alopecurus pratensis comm.
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|12||: British Native Wild Flowers Shrubs and Trees|
|61||: Economic Fodder Plant Seed List|
|75||: Natives of Asia Minor and Introductions|
|77||: Central European Native and Introduced Plants|
|78||: South Eastern European Native and Introduced Plants|
|79||: North African Native and Introduced Plants|
|145||: Grasses Seed List|
|Mainly low growing herbage with blade like leaves, for all Gramineae see list 713|
|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.|
|952||: Wholesale Selection|
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.
Alopecurus pratensis comm. seeds will usually germinate in 10-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.