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Acaena novae-zelandiae

Bidgee-widgee

Species Description

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Species description

Cultivation and Uses

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Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages

Germination

2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed

Seed Description


Seed Pre-Treatment

Sowing

Smoke treatment may improve results. Surface sow, cover lightly with gravel.

Watering
 

Germination
 

Germinates in 3-6 weeks.
Light stimulates germination.

Pests and Disease
 

None known

When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Autumn

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

November - January

Storage and Ripening
 

May have a 2-4 months after-ripening period.

Grows from Cuttings
 

Yes