CRINODENDRON HOOKERIANUM

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CRINODENDRON HOOKERIANUM

$4.07 / packet

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Description

The "Chilean Lantern Tree" is truly one of the world's most attractive shrubs. Garden visitors seeing the attractive, crimson, waxy urn-shaped pendent flowers in early summer just cannot wait to rush into our plant nursery to buy one for themselves, and we can rarely grow enough to supply demand! Finally, large, attractive seed pods holding large seeds appear in August and September.

Sowing Advice

These seeds have already been thoroughly cleaned and cold-stored for several months. They should be sown into well-drained, sandy compost at any time of the year, and covered to their own depth with sand or grit. No artificial heat is needed; the seed tray is best left in a cool spot outside and kept moist. Seeds usually germinate in the spring after a chilling in the cold compost, regardless of when they are sown.

Key Facts

Family:Elaeocarpaceae

Common name:Chilean Lantern Tree

Classification:Hardy shrub

Height:1.8m

Packet Content:6 (Approx)

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