B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Cassia afrofistula Beareana is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - tree
Flower or inflorescence:
large pale YELLOW, panicles
|Height, in meters: 10
Height, in feet: 33.00
|Cassia afrofistula Beareana sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Cassia afrofistula Beareana:
|Cassia abbreviata ssp beareana,|
Common names for Cassia afrofistula Beareana:
Cassia afrofistula Beareana
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|35||: Zimbabwean Native and Introduced Plants|
|37||: South African Native and Introduced Plants|
|40||: Shrub Seed List, Hardy and Tender|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
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.
Cassia afrofistula Beareana seeds will usually germinate in 7-90 days.
Cassia afrofistula Beareana seeds have a hard seed coat that is impermeable to water, and which prevents the seed from imbibing.
Scarification: Large seeds can be chipped with a chizel, knife or rasp. Smaller seeds may be scraped on sandpaper, clipped with nail clippers or pricked with a needle. Try to do this on the side away from the hilum. After scarification seeds are usually soaked in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately.