B and T World Seeds' reference number:
|Type of plant - annual
Flower or inflorescence:
|Height, in meters: 0.4
Height, in feet: 1.32
|Crotalaria sagittalis seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
| Parts of Crotalaria sagittalis are considered toxic.
Common names for Crotalaria sagittalis:
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|53||: Bedding Plant Seed List|
|87||: Natives of Central U.S.A.|
|169||: Sandy Soil Plant Seed List|
|719||: North American Native Ethnobotanicals|
|Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual|
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.
Crotalaria sagittalis seeds will usually germinate in 21-30 days.
Soak Crotalaria sagittalis seeds in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately. Seeds that don't swell can be gently scarified.
(Soak for 2 hours)