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Stylidium graminifolium

Grass Trigger Plant

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

tawny-coloured, 5-12 mm long, capsule ovoid-oblong, smooth


Seed Pre-Treatment

Sowing

Surface sow. Smoke treatment may improve results.

Watering
 

Capillary watering

Germination
 

Germination usually occurs within 7-10 weeks. Germinates best in autumn to winter.
After-ripening period may be shortened by smoke treatment.

Pests and Disease
 
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Spring or Autumn-Winter

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

Mid December - Early January

Storage and Ripening
 

May have a 4-6 months after-ripening period.
Seed best used within 1 year.

Grows from Cuttings
 

No