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Approximately 300.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Tithonia diversifolia is cold hardy
USDA Zone:9 20° to 30°F (-6.5° to -1°C)
|Type of plant - shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
ORANGE-YELLOW, to 6cm., frag.
-35cm., ovate, 3-5 lobed
|Height, in meters: 2.6
Height, in feet: 8.58
|Tithonia diversifolia seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Synonyms (alternative names) for Tithonia diversifolia:
Common names for Tithonia diversifolia:
|(crushed fresh biomass better than dry matter), (effective green biomass fertilizer NPK), (has given better maize yield than minerals), Bolivian Sunflower, Mexican Sunflower, Mexikaanse Sonneblom, Shrub-sunflower,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|1||: Stock list|
|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.
|40||: Shrub Seed List, Hardy and Tender|
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|62||: Mexican Native and Introduced Plants|
|109||: Central American Native and Introduced Plants|
|167||: Hedging Shrubs Ornamental Or Barrier|
|173||: Land Reclamation Plant Shrub and Tree List|
|182||: Reunion Island Native and Introduced Plants|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|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.
Tithonia diversifolia seeds will usually germinate in 5-14 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.