Thursday, May 7, 2009

Adansonia digitata seeds

Grows to 50-70ft in its natural state, but can also be grown as the perfect house plant. Thick, stubby branches spring from the top of enlarged swollen trunk which stores water. A conversation piece.

Sowing Instructions
Sowing time: any time of year.
Sowing depth: 1/16 Inch (1.5mm)

Sow in trays, pots, etc of good seed sowing mix in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of 75-80F (25-27C). Soak the seeds in fairly hot water for 2 hours. If the seeds are large they can first be lightly filed at one point on the seed before soaking.

Growing Instructions
Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 7.5cm (3in) pots. Pot on as required into 13cm (5in) and finally 20cm (8in) pots.

Aftercare Instructions
Grow in good light, don't over-water and provide a minimum winter temperature of 10-13C (50-55F).

1 packet (5 seeds) @ $6.25

Catalog Code: 2587

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