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Approximately 200.00 seeds per gram
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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Echium pininana is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - biennial, the leaves form a low rosette the first year, growing vertically and flowering the following spring.
Flower or inflorescence:
BLUE, in very tall scorpioid cyme
ell.-lance., hairy, in rosette
|Height, in meters: 4
Height, in feet: 13.20
|Echium pininana sales history
| Parts of Echium pininana are considered toxic.
Common names for Echium pininana:
|Canary Echium, Echium Blue Steeple, Giant Viper's-Bugloss, Pininana, Tower of Jewels,|
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We only stock long lived seeds, except for a few species that are always in demand.
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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.
Echium pininana seeds will usually germinate in 7-14 days.
Can be sown in situ.