ACANTHUS spinosus

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ACANTHUS spinosus

Spiny Bear's Breeches
Select Item No. AA015

Quantitative Restriction

One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
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
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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