B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Gardenia ternifolia ssp. jovis-tonantis is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - tree
Flower or inflorescence:
sweetly frag. WHITE in spring-summer
hairy, wavy edged lvs., bark GREY or YELLOW-BROWN...sow in spring
|Height, in meters: 7
Height, in feet: 23.10
|Gardenia ternifolia ssp. jovis-tonantis sales history
Common names for Gardenia ternifolia ssp. jovis-tonantis:
|(folk:charm against lightning), Large-leaved Transvaal Gardenia,|
Gardenia ternifolia ssp. jovis-tonantis
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|37||: South African Native and Introduced Plants|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|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.
Gardenia ternifolia ssp. jovis-tonantis seeds will usually germinate in 25-30 days.
Use a lime free compost (Ericaceous).