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Hovea montana

Alpine Rusty-pods

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

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

Seed Pre-Treatment: Very hot tap water soak 8hrs.

Watering
 

Germination
 

Germination usually occurs within 3-6 weeks.
Smoke treatment may improve germination.

Pests and Disease
 
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer
Optimal germination temperature 18-25°C.

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

December - January

Storage and Ripening
 

Grows from Cuttings