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Approximately 7.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Protea compacta is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
cup shaped fl., long PINK bracts with ciliate edges in autumn - winter
achene (sow in autumn)
ob. to ell., to 13x2.5cm... (very attractive cut-flower)
|Height, in meters: 3.5
Height, in feet: 11.55
|Protea compacta sales history
Synonyms (alternative names) for Protea compacta:
Common names for Protea compacta:
|Bot River Protea, Bot River Protea, Duinesuikerbos, Pink Lady Protea, Prince Protea,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|1||: Stock list|
|Our stock changes almost every day, with seeds arriving and being shipped all over the world.|
We only stock long lived seeds, except for a few species that are always in demand.
Seeds that are not in stock are acquired fresh when ordered.
|18||: Australian and African Proteaceae|
|19||: Everlasting and Dried Flower Seeds Australian and Other|
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|65||: World Coastal Tree and 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 compacta seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.