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Approximately 50.00 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 Gardenia volkensii is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - deciduous shrub to tree
Flower or inflorescence:
frag. large WHITE, showy, in spring (grows fast in warm climates)
GREY-GREEN, glob. woody, ribbed, to 10x11cm., WHITE encrusted
glossy oblance. 10x5cm., opp. or in whorls, much branched shrub-tree...sow spring
|Height, in meters: 7
Height, in feet: 23.10
|Gardenia volkensii seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Common names for Gardenia volkensii:
|(folk:charm against lightning), (folk:roots are protective against evil spirits), (folk:roots for madness in Zimbabwe), (folk:twigs burned against sorcery), Transvaal Gardenia, Transvaalkatjiepiering,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|37||: South African Native and Introduced Plants|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|146||: Standard Trainable Plants|
|191||: Tropical Shrubs and Trees|
|952||: Wholesale Selection|
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 volkensii seeds will usually germinate in 25-30 days.
Use a lime free compost (Ericaceous).