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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Ixora coccinea is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
RED,ORANGE or PINK
|Height, in meters: 2.5
Height, in feet: 8.25
|Ixora coccinea seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Synonyms (alternative names) for Ixora coccinea:
|Ixora bandhuca, Ixora fraseri, Ixora incarnata, Ixora lutea,|
Common names for Ixora coccinea:
|Flame of the Woods, Jungle Flame, Jungle Geranium, Scarlet Ixora,|
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|
|38||: Indian Native and Introduced Plants|
|146||: Standard Trainable Plants|
|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.
Ixora coccinea seeds will usually germinate in 30-120 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Ixora coccinea seeds need to be "overwintered" before they will germinate.
Stratification; cold treatment or vernalization. Seeds of some species need just a couple of weeks, others 3 months. Seeds can be stratified in dampened peat or sand, in a plastic box or bag at 4°C or 5°C in a refrigerator. The seeds should not be frozen or in a wet medium. Very small seeds can be sown on the surface of their growing medium, in pots sealed in plastic bags, and kept in the 'fridge. Many vernalized seeds need light to germinate when they are sown in the "Spring".
(Pre-chill for 3 weeks).