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Bauhinia tomentosa

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 376

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Bauhinia tomentosa is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F   (-1° to +4.5°C)
Type of plant - evergreen shrub
Flower or inflorescence: YELLOW, dark centre, tulip-like campan., to 12cm. dia., beaut. in summer
Fruit: oblong to 12x1.5cm. (also good bonsai subject)
Foliage: bilobe. suborbic. 8cm., ~ pubesc. lvs., droopy branches., good conservatory plant
Height, in meters: 4
Height, in feet: 13.20
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Common names for Bauhinia tomentosa:

Bell Bauhinia,  Geelbeesklou,  Kupu Kupu,  Mountain Ebony,  St. Thomas Tree,  Yellow Bauhinia, 


Bauhinia tomentosa is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

11:   Bonsai Seed List (Hardy and Tender)
31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
37:   South African Native and Introduced Plants
38:   Indian Native and Introduced Plants
51:   Chinese Native and Introduced Plants
191:   Tropical Shrubs and Trees
282:  Caesalpiniaceae
389:  Fabaceae
711:  Leguminosae


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Germination guide for Bauhinia tomentosa

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis 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.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Bauhinia tomentosa seeds will usually germinate in 21-42 days.
Sow Bauhinia tomentosa seeds about 6mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 25-30°C.

Soak Bauhinia tomentosa 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).


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