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Conophytum taylorianum rosynense (10 seeds)


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Conophytum taylorianum rosynense (price per 10 seeds). (Aizoaceae) Usually less than 20 mm in diameter, pebbles-rounded and more or less keeled or flattened, fleshy with raised, dark-greeen or carmine points often converging to form a line along the margins, presenting a central fissure from which, at the beginning of growing season, sprout the flower and where there appear even the new couple of leaves. Sowing: The small seeds can be sown in pots of fine, well-drained sand, any time during the summer months when temperatures are warm. Cover the seeds with a very fine layer of grit and water from below with a fungicide to prevent damping off. For the first 3-4 days cover the pots with a sheet of glass/clear Perspex to keep the humidity levels high. Remove the glass and replace it with light shade cloth and mist once or twice a day for the next two weeks after which most seeds should have germinated. From then on misting can be reduced to every second and then every third day as the little plants grow. Locality: Sargdeckel. Harvest: January 2024