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Chondropetalum tectorum (100 seeds)


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Chondropetalum tectorum (Restionaceae) New name Elegia tectorum. These plants have a typically tufted reed-like appearance and vary from about 20cm to well over 3m in height in some species. Sowing: Seed is best sown in autumn when day and night temperatures are about 15°C apart. Nights have cooled to about 10°C with day temperatures about 25° C. Sow in a well-drained medium in seed trays and cover with a thin layer of medium milled bark. Water moderately. Germination takes about 3 weeks. Prick out the seedlings into individual containers once the first true stems/clumps have developed. Locality: Clanwilliam. Harvest: May 2022