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Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 27873

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Daboecia cantabrica proteg. is cold hardy
USDA Zone:6 -10° to 0°F   (-23.5° to -18°C)
Type of plant - sub-shrub
Flower or inflorescence: ROSE-PURPLE,urceolate
Foliage: SILVERY under
Height, in meters: 0.5
Height, in feet: 1.65
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Synonyms (alternative names) for Daboecia cantabrica proteg.:
Andromeda daboecia, Boretta cantabrica, Daboecia polifolia, Erica daboecia, Menziesia polifolia, Vaccinium cantabricum, 

Common names for Daboecia cantabrica proteg.:

Bruyere de St.Daboec,  Connemara Heath,  Irish Heath,  St. Dabeoc's heath,  St. Dabeocs Heath,  St. Daboec's Heath,  St. Daboecs Heath,  St.Dabeoc's Heath,  St.Dabeocs Heath, 


Daboecia cantabrica proteg. is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

9:   Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)
14:   Cape Heaths (African Ericas) Seed List
103:   Western European Native and Introduced Plants
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.
379:  Ericaceae


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Germination guide for Daboecia cantabrica proteg.

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.

Daboecia cantabrica proteg. seeds will usually germinate in 30-120 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Daboecia cantabrica proteg. seeds on the surface of a Acid peat seed sowing mix at about 15°C.

Never allow compost to dry out.


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