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Streptocarpus formosus (100 seeds)

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Streptocarpus formosus (Gesneriaceae) It is a stemless perennial growing a leaf rosette on the ground, only about 10 cm tall. The leaves are large and softly hairy. It bears one or two large, purple, trumpet-shaped flowers that have dark purple streaks and are carried at the tips of long, delicate flowering stems. Sowing: For seed sowing you can use either seedling mix or normal potting soil. Because the seeds are so tiny it is important to scatter them evenly, using your hands, on the top of the soil medium. Do not cover the seeds with any soil. Give them a gentle watering /spray and then put them into the greenhouse /shade netting area. The trays must be kept within a temperature range of about 20°C. The area must be bright but it must not be exposed to full sun. Always keep the soil moist but not very wet. The tiny seedlings will normally appear within two to three weeks. Locality: Nyameni. Harvest: October 2020

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