B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Protea aurea ssp aurea is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
cyl. bud, to CREAM-PINK shuttlecock infl. ~ 12cm. dia., summer-autumn
achene (beaut. cut-flower)
ov.-obl. to 40x9mm...good in cultivation...sow autumn
|Height, in meters: 5
Height, in feet: 16.50
|Protea aurea ssp aurea sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Protea aurea ssp aurea:
Common names for Protea aurea ssp aurea:
|Kerse, Langknopsuikerbos, Longbud Protea, Longbud Sugarbush, Shuttlecock Protea, Waterlily Protea,|
Protea aurea ssp aurea
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|18||: Australian and African Proteaceae|
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|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.|
|169||: Sandy Soil Plant Seed List|
|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 aurea ssp aurea seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.