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Prostanthera lasianthos

Victorian Christmas Bush

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

Watering
 

Germination
 

Results from seed may be erratic due to variety in seed viability. Smoke treatment may improve results.
Germination usually occurs within 1-6 months.
Winter-germinating.

Pests and Disease
 
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Autumn-Winter

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

January

Storage and Ripening
 

Use seed less than six months old.

Grows from Cuttings
 

Yes