How do you germinate protea seeds?
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Just so, how long does it take for protea seeds to germinate?
1 to 3 months
One may also ask, can you grow Proteas in pots? Smaller variety Proteas are ideal for container gardening It is possible to grow the smaller varieties of Proteas in containers using a coarse, well-drained native potting mix. Keep the plants in a sunny position with plenty of air circulation. Avoid over-fertilising or letting the container dry out.
Also question is, how do you get protea seeds?
Propagation by seed Harvest the seedbuds nine to 12 months after the plants have flowered – that is when the plants flower again. After the seed has been harvested and sorted, it must be stored in a cool, dry place until it is sown in autumn. The sowing time for proteas is from March to May.
How do you propagate Leucadendrons?
Cuttings are best taken in early spring or early autumn and placed in a cutting mix of 75 per cent coarse sand and 25 per cent peat moss. The pots should be placed in a propagating bed with both heating and misting in full sun.