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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Fouquieria formosa is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - shrub
.............................YELLOW-GREEN bark, thorny
|Height, in meters: 2
Height, in feet: 6.60
|Fouquieria formosa seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|26||: Succulent Plant Seed List|
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|62||: Mexican Native and Introduced Plants|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
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.
Fouquieria formosa seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.