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Approximately 80.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.
B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Eucalyptus piperita is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - tree
Flower or inflorescence:
WHITE, to 1cm. dia.
to 8x7mm., barrel sh.
to 14x2.5cm., BLUE-GREEN
|Height, in meters: 30
Height, in feet: 99.00
|Eucalyptus piperita sales history
Common names for Eucalyptus piperita:
|Sydney Peppermint, Sydney Peppermint Tree,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|17||: Eucalypts Relatively Tender in UK (most Species)|
|May be hardy to USDA Zone 9 (20 to 30°F -6.5 to -1°C)|
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|65||: World Coastal Tree and Plant Seed List|
|168||: Shade and Shelter Tree and Shrub Seed List|
|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.|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
|192||: Tropical Commercial Selection Trees Shrubs and Flowers|
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.
Eucalyptus piperita seeds will usually germinate in 14-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Eucalyptus piperita seeds need to be "overwintered" before they will germinate.
Stratification; cold treatment or vernalization. Seeds of some species need just a couple of weeks, others 3 months. Seeds can be stratified in dampened peat or sand, in a plastic box or bag at 4°C or 5°C in a refrigerator. The seeds should not be frozen or in a wet medium. Very small seeds can be sown on the surface of their growing medium, in pots sealed in plastic bags, and kept in the 'fridge. Many vernalized seeds need light to germinate when they are sown in the "Spring".
Sow seed and chaff together. (Pre-chill for 4 weeks).