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Approximately 25.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
|Type of plant - annual
Flower or inflorescence:
bright ORANGE-YELLOW, in capit. to 3.5cm. dia.
(soflo ~120 days)(sow in situ, cool germinator, 10-18 deg.C., 1-2 weeks)
|Height, in meters: 1.5
Height, in feet: 4.95
|Carthamus tinctorius sales history
Common names for Carthamus tinctorius:
|(cul:to colour rice,seed oil polyunsaturated), (dye:orange-red for wool & silk), Azafran, Carthame, Corrales Azafran, Dyer's Saffron, False Saffron, Farber-Saflor, Farberdistel, Goldtuft, Hoang tchi, Hong hua, Koosumbha, Krokosz barwierski, Kusum, Kusumbha, Saffron Thistle,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|19||: Everlasting and Dried Flower Seeds Australian and Other|
|34||: Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List|
|Not all Oriental Herbs are Culinary, or even edible. Be sure to correctly identify and prepare all herbs and vegetables before use.|
|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.|
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|53||: Bedding Plant Seed List|
|75||: Natives of Asia Minor and Introductions|
|90||: Cereals, Legumes, and other Food and Oilseed Plants|
|161||: Edible Flowers|
|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
|181||: Birdseed, Wild and Game|
|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.|
|699||: Ayurvedic Medicinal Herbs|
|703||: Dye Plants Pigments for Fabric, Food, Paint|
|719||: North American Native Ethnobotanicals|
|Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual|
|952||: Wholesale Selection|
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.
Carthamus tinctorius seeds will usually germinate in 12-18 days.
Can be sown in stiu