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Bignonia capreolata

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 418

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Bignonia capreolata is cold hardy
USDA Zone:6 -10° to 0°F   (-23.5° to -18°C)
Type of plant - evergreen climber
Flower or inflorescence: deep ORANGE to SCARLET, cor. 5cm., frag. coffee-chocolate
Fruit: capsule, flat, to 15cm. long
Foliage: lflts. to 10cm. long dark GREEN leathery (tol. alkaline soil)
Height, in meters: 10
Height, in feet: 33.00
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Synonyms (alternative names) for Bignonia capreolata:
Anisostichus capreolata, 

Common names for Bignonia capreolata:

Cross Vine,  Crossvine,  Quartervine,  Trumpet Flower, 


Bignonia capreolata is included in the following
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31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
39:   Climbing Plant Seeds
45:   Bee and Butterfly Attracting also Honey and Pollen Plant Seeds
55:   Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds
57:   Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List
85:   Natives of U.S.South West (Arizona Texas New Mexico)
89:   Natives of U.S.South East
262:  Bignoniaceae
719:   North American Native Ethnobotanicals
Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual


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Germination guide for Bignonia capreolata

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.

Bignonia capreolata seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Sow Bignonia capreolata seeds on the surface of a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 15-20°C.


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