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Cleome viscosa

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 2702

Type of plant - annual
Flower or inflorescence: YELLOW, to 2.5cm. dia., in raceme
Fruit: 2.5cm. long capsule
Foliage: 3-7lfts. 2-4cm. long, obl.
Height, in meters: 0.6
Height, in feet: 1.98
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Synonyms (alternative names) for Cleome viscosa:
Cleome icosandiza, Polanisia viscosa, Polansia viscosa, 

Common names for Cleome viscosa:

Australian Spider Plant,  Dog Mustard,  Hulhul,  Sticky Cleome,  Sticky Spindlepod,  Tickweed,  Wild Mustard, 


Cleome viscosa is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

15:   Australian Natives and Introduced Species
31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
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.
291:  Capparidaceae
832:  Cleomaceae


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Germination guide for Cleome viscosa

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.

Cleome viscosa seeds will usually germinate in 10+14 days.
Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Cleome viscosa seeds on the surface of a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 22°C.

Cleome viscosa seeds need to be "overwintered" before they will germinate.

Stratification; cold treatment or vernalization. Seeds of some species need just a couple of weeks, others 3 months. Seeds can be stratified in dampened peat or sand, in a plastic box or bag at 4°C or 5°C in a refrigerator. The seeds should not be frozen or in a wet medium. Very small seeds can be sown on the surface of their growing medium, in pots sealed in plastic bags, and kept in the 'fridge. Many vernalized seeds need light to germinate when they are sown in the "Spring".
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno

(Pre-chill for 2 weeks).


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