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Approximately 100.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Fouquieria splendens is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
RED, PINK - WHITE 2.5cm. trumpets, in pyram. infls. to 25cm. long
capsule to 22x7mm....(germinates in 1-2 weeks warm)
ell.-obl., to 25x10mm...shrub branching from base, leafless in dry
|Height, in meters: 10
Height, in feet: 33.00
|Fouquieria splendens seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Synonyms (alternative names) for Fouquieria splendens:
Common names for Fouquieria splendens:
|(flowers, pods, seeds edible), American Desert Candlewood, Arizona Ocatillo, Coach-whip, Jacob's Staff, Ocotillo, Vine Cactus, Vine-cactus,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
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|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 splendens seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.