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Approximately 46.00 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 Melianthus comosus is cold hardy
USDA Zone:7 0° to 10°F (-17.5° to -12.5°C)
|Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
RED-BROWN, large, clawed, in racemes, spring
pale GREEN inflated caps. (sow in autumn)
dk. GREEN, feathery, aromatic (of hazelnuts) .roots v. toxic
|Height, in meters: 2.5
Height, in feet: 8.25
|Melianthus comosus seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
| Parts of Melianthus comosus are considered toxic.
Synonyms (alternative names) for Melianthus comosus:
Common names for Melianthus comosus:
|(tox:several bufadienolides incl. melianthugenin), (tox:WHO 1b), Heuningblom, Honey Flower, Ibonya, Kruidjie-roer-my-nie, Touch-me-not, Tufted Honeyflower,|
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|
|45||: Bee and Butterfly Attracting also Honey and Pollen Plant Seeds|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|146||: Standard Trainable Plants|
|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.
Melianthus comosus seeds will usually germinate in 30-180 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.