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Approximately 800.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Catharanthus roseus is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - annual or perennial, depending on climate
Flower or inflorescence:
PINK to RED, MAUVE throat
obl. spath., 2.5-5cm.
|Height, in meters: 0.6
Height, in feet: 1.98
|Catharanthus roseus seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
| Parts of Catharanthus roseus are considered toxic.
Synonyms (alternative names) for Catharanthus roseus:
|Ammocallis rosea, Lochnera rosea, Vinca rosea,|
Common names for Catharanthus roseus:
|(tox: catharanthine, vimdolinine hypoglycaemic), (tox:contains 90+ identified alkaloids, cell toxin, Billa Ganeru, Cangrejera, Cayenne Jasmine, Madagascar Periwinkle, Rosa Immergrun, Rose Periwinkle, Sada Bahar, Soldier's Palm, Soldiers Palm,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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We only stock long lived seeds, except for a few species that are always in demand.
Seeds that are not in stock are acquired fresh when ordered.
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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.
Catharanthus roseus seeds will usually germinate in 15-20 days.