ACANTHUS spinosus

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ACANTHUS spinosus

Spiny Bear's Breeches
Select Item No. AA015

Quantitative Restriction

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1 Portion contains 20-250 seeds depending on value and size.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.

Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Acanthaceae
Origin: Mediterranean
Special Features: Dense inflorescence, finely pinnatifid lustrous foliage. Architecturally attraktive, both small groups or large plantings.
Basic Colour: (white / cream)
Flower Colour: pink to white
Natural Flowering Period: July - August
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z6 - Z11
Foliage: showy pinnatifid leaves
Growth Habit: erect
Height with Flowers: 50 cm
Spacing between Plants: 50 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant / decorative fruit
Usage: suitable for cutting
Portion weight: 3 Gram
Grams per 1000 seeds: 333.33333 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
600 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(16) See 15 with the exception of germination being slower and more irregular. This poses no problems.

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

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