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Approximately 200.00 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 Astelia nervosa is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - evergreen perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
frag. GREEN to RED, infl. to 40cm.
ORANGE berries in spikes, persist...(stratify 1 month)
SILVERY lin. 200x6cm., sedge-like
|Height, in meters: 1
Height, in feet: 3.30
|Astelia nervosa seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Common names for Astelia nervosa:
|Bush Flax, Kokaha, Mountain Astelia,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|6||: Bulbous and Rhizomatous Plant Seed List|
|23||: New Zealand Natives and Introduced Species|
|40||: Shrub Seed List, Hardy and Tender|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|190||: Trees and Shrubs For Mediterranean Climates|
|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.
Astelia nervosa seeds will usually germinate in 70 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
GA3 helps, 1 month vernalization suggested