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Approximately 17000.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Silene viscaria Alba is cold hardy
USDA Zone:4 -30° to -20°F (-34.5° to -29°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
|Height, in meters: 0.5
Height, in feet: 1.65
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Synonyms (alternative names) for Silene viscaria Alba:
|Lychnis viscaria Alba,|
Common names for Silene viscaria Alba:
|Lychnis Snowbird, Lychnis Snowstar, Lychnis Viscasnow,|
Silene viscaria Alba
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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|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.
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|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
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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.
Silene viscaria Alba seeds will usually germinate in 21-30 days.
Silene viscaria Alba seeds have a hard seed coat that is impermeable to water, and which prevents the seed from imbibing.
Scarification: Large seeds can be chipped with a chizel, knife or rasp. Smaller seeds may be scraped on sandpaper, clipped with nail clippers or pricked with a needle. Try to do this on the side away from the hilum. After scarification seeds are usually soaked in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately.
(pre-chill for 2 weeks).