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Approximately 74.00 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 Protea acuminata is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
small, with WINE-RED bracts in late winter - spring
(sow in autumn)
flat, linear smooth lvs., rounded shrub
|Height, in meters: 2
Height, in feet: 6.60
|Protea acuminata sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Protea acuminata:
Common names for Protea acuminata:
|Black-rim Protea, Sederbergroos,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|18||: Australian and African Proteaceae|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant 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.|
|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.
Protea acuminata seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.