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Approximately 700.00 seeds per gram
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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Aster amellus is cold hardy
USDA Zone:5 -20° to -10°F (-29° to -23.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
LAVENDER-BLUE, YELLOW disc, in corymbs
|Height, in meters: 0.7
Height, in feet: 2.31
|Aster amellus sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Aster amellus:
Common names for Aster amellus:
|Ayi Kulagi, Berg-Aster, Bulbonion, European Michaelmas Daisy, Italian Aster, Italian Starwort, Kalk-Aster, Kalkaster, Marguerite de St.Michel,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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We only stock long lived seeds, except for a few species that are always in demand.
Seeds that are not in stock are acquired fresh when ordered.
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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.
Aster amellus seeds will usually germinate in 10-14 days.
Aster amellus seeds need to be "overwintered" before they will germinate.
Stratification; cold treatment or vernalization. Seeds of some species need just a couple of weeks, others 3 months. Seeds can be stratified in dampened peat or sand, in a plastic box or bag at 4°C or 5°C in a refrigerator. The seeds should not be frozen or in a wet medium. Very small seeds can be sown on the surface of their growing medium, in pots sealed in plastic bags, and kept in the 'fridge. Many vernalized seeds need light to germinate when they are sown in the "Spring".
Pre-chill perennial asters (Pre-chill 2 weeks).