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Kennedia prostrata

Running postman

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


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment

Hot Water Treatment


Seed Pre-Treatment: Boiled water soak 24hrs
Cover seed to a depth one or two times the diameter of the seed.



Smoke treatment, in addition to hot water treatment, may further increase germination rate.
Light may inhibit germination.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer

Seed Collection Timeframe

Late November - Mid January
Seeds shed soon after maturity

Storage and Ripening

Grows from Cuttings