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10 gram for 13 Euros
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25 gram for 22 Euros
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250 gram for 154 Euros
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1000 gram for 245 Euros
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Cassia javanica

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 477

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Cassia javanica is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F   (-1° to +4.5°C)
Type of plant - deciduous
Flower or inflorescence: pale RED, in 10cm. racemes
Fruit: linear pods 20-60cm.
Foliage: 8-17prs. lfts., 8x3cm., a good conservatory plant whilst young
Height, in meters: 25
Height, in feet: 82.50
Cassia javanica seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Synonyms (alternative names) for Cassia javanica:
Cassia nodosa, 

Common names for Cassia javanica:

Apple Blossom Cassia,  Appleblossom Shower,  Dulang,  Java Shower,  Pink Cassia,  Pink Shower,  Rainbow Shower, 


Cassia javanica is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
92:   Indonesian Native and Introduced Plants
104:   South East Asian Native Plant Seeds
191:   Tropical Shrubs and Trees
192:   Tropical Commercial Selection Trees Shrubs and Flowers
282:  Caesalpiniaceae
389:  Fabaceae
711:  Leguminosae


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Germination guide for Cassia javanica

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.

Cassia javanica seeds will usually germinate in 7-90 days.
Sow Cassia javanica seeds about 13mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 22°C.

Cassia javanica 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.


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