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Approximately 3000.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Carpobrotus virescens is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F (-12° to -6.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
PURPLE to WHITE, 4-6cm. dia.
PURPLE-RED, to 3cm. dia., bush tucker
lvs. to 5x3cm., triangular section, ~ prostrate pl.
|Height, in meters: 4
Height, in feet: 13.20
|Carpobrotus virescens sales history
Common names for Carpobrotus virescens:
|Bush Tucker plant, Coastal Pigface,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|We are looking for seeds from this plant, if you know where we can find seeds or would like to be told when we have a source, please let me know.|
|15||: Australian Natives and Introduced Species|
|65||: World Coastal Tree and Plant Seed List|
|98||: Erosion Control Plant Seed List|
|130||: Ground cover Plant Seed List (see also List 133)|
|169||: Sandy Soil Plant Seed List|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
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.
Carpobrotus virescens seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.