B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Centella asiatica is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F (-12° to -6.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
(mature seeds 2-3 months, then sow in light at 30-35 deg. C., ~ 6 weeks)
round (needs high humidity, good light but not direct sun)
|Height, in meters: 0.1
Height, in feet: 0.33
|Centella asiatica seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
| Parts of Centella asiatica are considered toxic.
Synonyms (alternative names) for Centella asiatica:
Common names for Centella asiatica:
|(Ayurvedic herb)(Indian elephants graze it !), (Brain mix, with Bacopa and Sushni), (eat 2 leaves daily in salad or tea), (tox:triterpenoid saponins,hyrdrocotyline alk.), (tox:WHO II), Bhramhi, Brahmi, Brahmi Booty, Ch'i hsueh tsao, Chi hsueh tsao, Daun Kaki Kuda, Gagan-gagan, Gotu Kola, Guta Kola, Indian Pennywort, Luei gong gen (thunder god's root), Mandukaparni, Pegaga, Pegaga Tekukur, Pegagan, Penggaga, Swamp Pennywort, Tiger Grass, Wassernabelkraut,|
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.
Centella asiatica seeds will usually germinate in 21 days, if conditions are favourable.
Gotu Kola seeds germinate best in direct sunlight, shade or dark conditions will inhibit germination, keep warm and humid.