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Teucrium marum

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B and T World Seeds' reference number: 32324

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Teucrium marum is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F   (-6.5° to -1°C)
Type of plant - sub-shrub
Flower or inflorescence: PURPLE-PINK whorls in 5cm. raceme, frag.
Fruit: (tol. alkaline soil - salt spray)(germ. 1-2 weeks with GA-3)
Foliage: evergreen ov.-lin.-triangular, to 1cm., SILVER-GREY on WHITE stems, strong arom.
Height, in meters: 0.5
Height, in feet: 1.65
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Common names for Teucrium marum:

Cat Thyme,  Herba Marum Veri,  Hierba del Papa,  Kattenkruid,  Katzengamander,  Marmahhour,  Maro,  Maro Cortuso,  Thym de chat, 


Teucrium marum is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

2:   Wants
We are looking for seeds from this plant, if you know where we can find seeds or would like to be told when we have a source, please let me know.
11:   Bonsai Seed List (Hardy and Tender)
31:   House and Container Plant Seed List
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
46:   Mediterranean Natives and Introduced Plant Seeds
55:   Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds
57:   Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List
65:   World Coastal Tree and Plant Seed List
126:   Balearic Islands (W.Med.) Native Plant Seeds
154:   Salt Tolerant Plant Seed List
454:  Lamiaceae
712:  Labiatae


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Germination guide for Teucrium marum

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis 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.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Teucrium marum seeds will usually germinate in 25-30 days.
Sow Teucrium marum seeds on the surface of a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 20°C.


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