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Approximately 400.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.
B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Argemone mexicana is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F (-12° to -6.5°C)
|Type of plant - annual
Flower or inflorescence:
YELLOW, papery, to 7cm. dia.
capsule, 1cm. spines, BLACK seeds (stratify-GA-3)
glaucous varieg. BLUE, spiny
|Height, in meters: 1
Height, in feet: 3.30
|Argemone mexicana seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
| Parts of Argemone mexicana are considered toxic.
Common names for Argemone mexicana:
|(folk:aphro., sedative, smoke), (folk:Peru, tea for asthma), (tox:alkaloids berberine, protopine), (tox:sanguinarine etc, conc. in seeds), Adormidera Espinosa, Argemone du Mexique, Brahmadandi, Bramha-Dondi, Bramha-dondi, Cardo Santo, Cardo-Santo, Chicalote, Chokh, Devil's Fig, Gambode Thistle, Geelblom-Bloudissel, Lao shu le, Mexican Poppy, Mexican Prickly-poppy, Mexikanischer Stachelmohn, Ne, Prickly Poppy, Prickly Poppy, Satyanasi, Stachelmohn, Yellow Thistle, Yellow-flowered Mexican Poppy,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|34||: Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List|
|Not all Oriental Herbs are Culinary, or even edible. Be sure to correctly identify and prepare all herbs and vegetables before use.|
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|53||: Bedding Plant Seed List|
|57||: Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List|
|62||: Mexican Native and Introduced Plants|
|68||: West Indian Native and Introduced Plants|
|82||: Peruvian and Bolivian Natives|
|89||: Natives of U.S.South East|
|109||: Central American Native and Introduced Plants|
|131||: Toxic Plants|
|Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.|
|163||: Entheogens Sacred and Psychotropic Species|
|182||: Reunion Island Native and Introduced Plants|
|719||: North American Native Ethnobotanicals|
|Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual|
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.
Argemone mexicana seeds will usually germinate in 14 days.
Can be sown in situ