B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Genista germanica is cold hardy
USDA Zone:5 -20° to -10°F (-29° to -23.5°C)
|Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
YELLOW, in loose 5cm. racemes
1cm. ovoid-acum., subglab., 1-2seed
2cm., ell.-obl., long hairy, axill. spines
|Height, in meters: 0.5
Height, in feet: 1.65
|Genista germanica sales history
| Parts of Genista germanica are considered toxic.
Common names for Genista germanica:
|Bodljikava Zutlovka, Deutscher Ginster, German Greenweed,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|We are looking for seeds from this plant, if you know where we can find seeds or would like to be told when we have a source, please let me know.|
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|42||: Croatian Native and Introduced Plants|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant 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.|
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.
Genista germanica seeds will usually germinate in 14-30 days.
Soak Genista germanica seeds in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately. Seeds that don't swell can be gently scarified.