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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 Xerophyllum tenax is cold hardy
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
50-100 WHITE to CREAM, VIOLET filaments, in raceme to 60cm., frag.
trilocular capsule....(stratify 3-4 months)(use rhizobium, - grow dryish)
to 90x0.6cm., stiffish, grass-like cluster
|Height, in meters: 1.8
Height, in feet: 5.94
|Xerophyllum tenax seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Common names for Xerophyllum tenax:
|(fire-resistant plant, use rhizobium), (folk:wound poultice,pounded roots), Bear Grass, Beargrass, Elk Grass, Indian Basket Grass, Squaw Grass,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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We only stock long lived seeds, except for a few species that are always in demand.
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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.
Xerophyllum tenax seeds will usually germinate in 30-60 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.