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Ornithogalum umbellatum

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 400092

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Ornithogalum umbellatum is cold hardy
USDA Zone:4-
Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence: WHITE, GREEN stripe out, many fld. corymbs, toxic, April - May
Foliage: linear to 30x8cm., toxic
Height, in meters: 0.35
Height, in feet: 1.15
Ornithogalum umbellatum seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Parts of Ornithogalum umbellatum are considered toxic.

Synonyms (alternative names) for Ornithogalum umbellatum:
Ornithogalum angustifolium, 

Common names for Ornithogalum umbellatum:

(tox: cardiac glycosides (CGs)),  (tox: WHO Ib-II),  Dame d'onze heures,  Dolden-Milchstern,  Leche de Gallina,  Nap-at-Noon,  Sleepy Dick,  Star of Bethlehem,  Star-Of-Bethlehem,  Stern von Bethlehem, 


Ornithogalum umbellatum is included in the following
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Germination guide for Ornithogalum umbellatum

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.

Ornithogalum umbellatum seeds will usually germinate in 30-180 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Sow Ornithogalum umbellatum seeds about 2mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 15°C.

Ornithogalum umbellatum seeds will mostly germinate as the weather warms up in Spring, some may germinate during the Summer or Autumn but are more likely to stay dormant until the following Spring.


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