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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Cryptostegia madagascariensis is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
WHITE to PINK, ayr in Madagascar - RSA
leathery, glossy lvs., shrub in dry areas
|Cryptostegia madagascariensis seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
| Parts of Cryptostegia madagascariensis are considered toxic.
Common names for Cryptostegia madagascariensis:
|Madagascar Rubber Vine,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|57||: Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List|
|63||: Madagascan Native and Introduced Plants|
|131||: Toxic Plants|
|Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
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.
Cryptostegia madagascariensis seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Soak Cryptostegia madagascariensis 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)