It's time to vote on our 2017 photo contest! Vote for your favorite photos of the year here!

cornutia grandifolia (tropical lilac)

Colima, Mexico(Zone 11)

does anyone have experience growing cornutia grandifolia from seed? i have seeds and am told this tree or bush grows easily from seed but i have no information beyond that. any suggestions would be welcome. thank you.

Colima, Mexico(Zone 11)

i guess now i can answer my own question. i received seeds from two sources, smartseedstore.com and sunshine seeds in germany. the seeds look very much like peppercorns. i soaked them for over 24 hours in warm water and planted some outside and some in peat pellets inside. the first seedling appeared in a peat pellet 6 days after planting. the peat pellets were looking very wet, so 4 days after planting, i took the plastic lid off the peat pellet tray that allowed them some natural light and soft sunshine and also some good air circulation. i notice there is another seedling coming up in the prepared container that has been exposed to the elements outside.

Thumbnail by vitrsna

Post a Reply to this Thread

Please or sign up to post.
BACK TO TOP