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Approximately 320.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
BLUE (to ROSE), term. clusters (stamens detect nuclear fall-out)
(vernalise or stratify 4 months, germ. cool, 2-12 weeks)
30cm. narrow linear, glaucous, edible (soup)
|Height, in meters: 0.6
Height, in feet: 1.98
|Tradescantia occidentalis sales history
Common names for Tradescantia occidentalis:
|(folk:aphrodisiac,& to stop craziness !), (purple stamens turn pink in radiation), Prairie Spiderwort, Wandering Jew, Western Spiderwort,|
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.
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|87||: Natives of Central U.S.A.|
|89||: Natives of U.S.South East|
|131||: Toxic Plants|
|Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.|
|163||: Entheogens Sacred and Psychotropic Species|
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|719||: North American Native Ethnobotanicals|
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|952||: Wholesale Selection|
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.
Tradescantia occidentalis seeds will usually germinate in 14-60 days.
Soak Tradescantia occidentalis seeds in warm water, which should be changed daily. Most seeds swell up when they are soaked, those that do should be sown immediately. Seeds that don't swell can be gently scarified.
(Soak for 1/2 hour).