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Approximately 10214.00 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 Streptocarpus gardenii is cold hardy
USDA Zone:10 30° to 40°F (-1° to +4.5°C)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
pale VIOLET, PURPLE marked, summer-autumn
(sow in spring)
strap to 30x7cm., rosette..damp to wet forest areas, often epiphytic
|Streptocarpus gardenii seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|37||: South African Native and Introduced Plants|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|56||: Aquatic and Semi aquatic Plant Seeds|
|165||: Shady Condition Plant Seed List|
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.
Streptocarpus gardenii seeds will usually germinate in 15-30 days.
Sow Streptocarpus gardenii seeds on the surface of moist compost, use a translucent cover to allow light in and to keep the compost humid and warm (do not place in direct sunlight)
Very small seeds. See No. 5