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Craspedia variabilis

Variable Billy-buttons, Common Billy-buttons

Species Description

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Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages

Germination

2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed

Seed Description


Seed Pre-Treatment

Sowing

Surface sow, cover lightly with gravel.

Watering
 

Germination
 

Germination usually occurs within 2-4 weeks.
Light stimulates germination.

Pests and Disease
 
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Autumn

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

October - December

Storage and Ripening
 

May have a 3 months after-ripening period.
Short seed storage life.

Grows from Cuttings