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Pimelea humilis

Common Rice Flower, Dwarf Rice Flower

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

Hot Water Treatment

Sowing

Seed Pre-Treatment: Hot water soak 4-8wks
Smoke treatment may improve results.

Watering
 

Germination
 

Very difficult to grow from seed - generally low viability. A combination of heat and smoke treatment may be beneficial.

Pests and Disease
 
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Spring-Summer

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

November - December

Storage and Ripening
 

Seed maintains viability for long periods stored at room temperature.

Grows from Cuttings
 

Yes