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Mesembryanthemum crystallinum

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 26828

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Mesembryanthemum crystallinum is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F   (-6.5° to -1°C)
Type of plant - annual
Flower or inflorescence: WHITE stellate 2-3cm. dia. (PINK, YELLOW)
Fruit: (sow 0.5 gr. for 1000 plants)
Foliage: ovate undul. lvs., glistening silvery papillae..semi-prostrate 30-50cm.long stems
Height, in meters: 0.2
Height, in feet: 0.66
Mesembryanthemum crystallinum seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Synonyms (alternative names) for Mesembryanthemum crystallinum:
Cryophytum crystallinum, Sceletium crystallinum, 

Common names for Mesembryanthemum crystallinum:

(cul:salad, or cook as spinach),  (see also Aptenia cordifolia, Iceplant),  Barrilha,  Barrilla de Canarias,  Buzotu,  Crystalline Iceplant,  Eiskraut,  Escarchada,  Escarchosa,  Ficoide cristalline,  Ficoide glaciale,  Ice Plant,  Iceplant, 

Mesembryanthemum crystallinum is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

9:   Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)
26:   Succulent Plant Seed List
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.
37:   South African Native and Introduced Plants
53:   Bedding Plant Seed List
57:   Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List
83:   Vegetable Seed List
160:   Salad Vegetable Seed List
161:   Edible Flowers
Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.
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.
207:  Aizoaceae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants
Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.
952:   Wholesale Selection

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Germination guide for Mesembryanthemum crystallinum

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis 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.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Mesembryanthemum crystallinum seeds will usually germinate in 3-28 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Mesembryanthemum crystallinum seeds on the surface of a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 21°C.

Mesembryanthemum crystallinum seeds have chemically differentiated germination, some germinating immediately, others taking up to 4 weeks to germinate.

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