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Approximately 0.55 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Ensete glaucum is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
WHITE, large pend. inflor.
(soak 3 days, germ. 25deg.C., 4-8 weeks, humid air, not dry (alt. to 2700m.)
waxy GREY-GREEN, 2-3m. long....trunk BLUE, waxy
|Height, in meters: 5
Height, in feet: 16.50
|Ensete glaucum seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Synonyms (alternative names) for Ensete glaucum:
Common names for Ensete glaucum:
|Giant Nepalese Banana, Snow Banana,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|38||: Indian Native and Introduced Plants|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|51||: Chinese Native and Introduced Plants|
|141||: Nepalese Native and Introduced Plants|
|190||: Trees and Shrubs For Mediterranean Climates|
|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.
Ensete glaucum seeds will usually germinate in 7-180 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Soak Ensete glaucum seeds in warm water for a day and a night, sow just below the surface of a sandy - peaty mix, keep at about 25°C, dark and moist (not damp)