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Approximately 2.50 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 Bauhinia monandra is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - tree
Flower or inflorescence:
PINKISH, 1 PURPLE petal
(soak, discard swollen seeds, nick hard ones - sow, germ. 3-4 weeks)
|Height, in meters: 6
Height, in feet: 19.80
|Bauhinia monandra sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Bauhinia monandra:
|Bauhinia kappleri, Bauhinia krugii,|
Common names for Bauhinia monandra:
|Butterfly Flower, Butterfly Flower, Caractere des hommes, Flamboyan Extranjero, Jerusalem Date, Orchid Tree, Pink Orchid Tree, St. Thomas' Tree,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|66||: Burmese Native and Introduced Plants|
|92||: Indonesian Native and Introduced Plants|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
|192||: Tropical Commercial Selection Trees Shrubs and Flowers|
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.
Bauhinia monandra seeds will usually germinate in 21-42 days.
Soak Bauhinia monandra seeds in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately. Seeds that don't swell can be gently scarified.
(Soak 48 hours in hand hot water).