ASARUM canadense

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ASARUM canadense

Wild Ginger
Select Item No. AA967

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One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Aristolochiaceae
Origin: Manitoba to North Carolina
 
Basic Colour: (brown)
Flower Colour: reddish-brown
Natural Flowering Period: March - April
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z8
Foliage: young leaves light green, intensly hairy
Growth Habit: stoloniferous
Height with Flowers: 15 cm
Soil Requirements: average
Location:
Characteristics: ornamental foliage plant / medicinal plant / groundcover
Grams per 1000 seeds: 4.34783 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
230
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
10 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(19) To stop the germination inhibition give seeds a warm compost (about +22°C) [about 72°F] with constant humidity for at least 6 weeks. Then keep cold (–4 to +4°C) [25 to 39°F] for 6–8 weeks. Usually, the germination starts at +4°C [39°F]. Raise temperatures gradually up to +10°C [50°F] until germination is completed. If the warm or cold period was not long enough the seeds will not germinate until the following year. They will then need another warm period (summer) and a cold period (winter). Well-known examples: Cimicifuga and Helleborus.

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