B and T World Seeds' reference number:
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
GREEN-YELLOW, raceme to 20cm.
-7cm. round, toothed, thick subter. caud.
|Height, in meters: 0.8
Height, in feet: 2.64
|Umbilicus erectus sales history
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|9||: Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)|
|12||: British Native Wild Flowers Shrubs and Trees|
|26||: Succulent Plant Seed List|
|46||: Mediterranean Natives and Introduced Plant Seeds|
|75||: Natives of Asia Minor and Introductions|
|78||: South Eastern European 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.|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
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.
Umbilicus erectus seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.