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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Aristida contorta is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Aristida contorta sales history
Common names for Aristida contorta:
|Bunch Kerosene Grass,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|15||: Australian Natives and Introduced Species|
|145||: Grasses Seed List|
|Mainly low growing herbage with blade like leaves, for all Gramineae see list 713|
|162||: Cushion Or Hummock Plant Seed List (Small and Larger)|
|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.|
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.
Aristida contorta seeds will usually germinate in 10-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.