Erythronium grandiflorum (Avalanche Lily) seeds

$3.75

Smooth large glossy mid green leaves can be appreciated. Bright yellow April flowers 1-5 per stem hang above the foliage.

 

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Description

Very impressive when growing in a massive clump where its smooth large glossy mid green leaves can be appreciated. Bright yellow April flowers 1-5 per stem hang above the foliage. Becomes dormant in the summer where all you see is the stems bearing seed.

  • Seed Count: 12-15
  • Collection Date: Sept 2017
  • Hardiness Zone: 4-9
  • Height and Width: 45cm
  • Germination test type: hand sort

How to germinate Erythronium gradiflorum seeds:

Soak seed 24 hours. Sow thinly at a 5mm depth. Use a well draining humus rich medium with some coarse sand mixed in. Cold stratify 16 weeks. Germinates at 10 C in a few weeks. Thread like seedling leaves resemble grass.Fall sown seed will start to germinate in early April. Seed can also be started in a resealable plastic bag with a moist paper towel and placed in the fridge if you’re pressed for space or season timing. When white root shoots visible, prepare seeding pot (one gallon size) Benefits from a think layer of fine bark mulch/leaf mold 4mm thick. Use one gallon or deep pots as bulb/roots migrate in the soil column. Shallow pots don’t allow bulbs to sink down when going dormant.

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Weight 5 g

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