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Approximately 2.50 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 Prumnopitys taxifolia is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - evergreen
Flower or inflorescence:
in 25cm. racemes
BLACK, glob., 8-10mm...(stratify 4 weeks, germ. 1-36 months)
linear-falc., to15x2m., excell. durable close grained timber
|Height, in meters: 30
Height, in feet: 99.00
|Prumnopitys taxifolia seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Synonyms (alternative names) for Prumnopitys taxifolia:
|Dacrydium taxifolia, Podocarpus spicatus,|
Common names for Prumnopitys taxifolia:
|Black Pine, Black Pine of New Zealand, Matai,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|20||: Australian and New Zealand Conifer Seed List|
|See also *Conifer Seed List|
|23||: New Zealand Natives and Introduced Species|
|57||: Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List|
|60||: Economic Timber Trees|
|see also Cabinet Wood Tree Seeds|
|157||: Conifer Seed List|
|See also *Australian and New Zealand Conifer Seed List|
|190||: Trees and Shrubs For Mediterranean Climates|
|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.
Prumnopitys taxifolia seeds will usually germinate in 30-365 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Soak Prumnopitys taxifolia seeds in warm water for a day and a night, sow just below the surface of a sandy - loamy mix, keep at about 25°C, dark and moist (not damp)