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Approximately 6.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Bauhinia variegata is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - tree
Flower or inflorescence:
MAUVE, YELLOW flash, in term. infl., frag.
legume to 30x2.5 cm.
part bilobed, to 20 cm.
|Height, in meters: 12
Height, in feet: 39.60
|Bauhinia variegata seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Synonyms (alternative names) for Bauhinia variegata:
Common names for Bauhinia variegata:
|Arbre de Saint Thomas, Arvore-de-Sao-Thomaz, Buddhist Bauhinia, Buntfarbene Bauhinie, Dagh Abanosi, Ebony Wood, Kachnar, Khuf al Jamal, Kovidara, Mountain Ebony, Orchid Tree, Orgideeboom, Pink Orchid Tree, Purple Orchid Tree, Variegated Orchid Tree,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|8||: World Classic Tree Seed List|
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|38||: Indian Native and Introduced Plants|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
|192||: Tropical Commercial Selection Trees Shrubs and Flowers|
|946||: Diabetes, Plants for treating diabetes|
|This list has been put together mostly from scientific experiments published on the internet.|
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 variegata seeds will usually germinate in 21-42 days.
Soak Bauhinia variegata 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).