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Tetratheca ciliata

Pink Bells

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
 

Difficult to grow from seed - usually propagated by cuttings. Smoke treatment or combination of different treatments such as leaching and scarification may improve germination rate. Another recommended method is to incorporate soil from parent plant into potting medium.

Pests and Disease
 

Species susceptible to Cinnamon fungus (Phytophthora cinnamomi) dieback.

When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Autumn

Seed Collection Timeframe
 

January - February

Storage and Ripening
 

Grows from Cuttings