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Approximately 100.00 seeds per gram
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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Ephedra sinica is cold hardy
|Type of plant - evergreen shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
small YELLOW-BROWN in clusters, dioecious
RED cones.....(dormant seeds germinate during 1-12 months stratification)
scale-like, articulate, on jointed rush-like grooved stems
|Height, in meters: 1
Height, in feet: 3.30
|Ephedra sinica sales history
| Parts of Ephedra sinica are considered toxic.
Common names for Ephedra sinica:
|(TCM: chills,fever,headache,coughs), (tox: ephedrine & minor alkaloids), Cao ma huang, Chinese Ephedra, Chinese Joint Fir, Desert Herb, Shrubby Horsetail, Tsao mao huang, Zhong ma huang,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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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.
Ephedra sinica seeds will usually germinate in 7-14 days, if conditions are favourable.
Sow Ephedra sinica seeds on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)
Needs high humidity, warmth and light. Frequent misting is good but will rot if sitting in water.