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Approximately 4.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Strelitzia reginae is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
ORANGE crest - BLUE bract, summer-autumn
BLACK seed, ORANGE tuft...sow in spring
large basal lvs. ~ like Musa..clump-forming in warm
|Height, in meters: 1.5
Height, in feet: 4.95
|Strelitzia reginae seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Synonyms (alternative names) for Strelitzia reginae:
Common names for Strelitzia reginae:
|Bird of Paradise Flower, Bird-of-Paradise Flower, Crane Flower, Crane Lily, Craneflower, Estrelitzia, Kraanvoelblom, Oiseau du paradis, Orange Bird of Paradise, Paradiesvogelblume,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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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.
Strelitzia reginae seeds will usually germinate in 30-180 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Remove the fluffy tufts and soak in warm water for a few hours before sowing, keep the sand moist and the seed tray in a warm dark place (about 25°C)
Soak for up to 3 days changing the water daily.