Hibiscus cannabinus

Germination Tips

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Requires scarification. Nick or rub between sheets of sandpaper.  See https://youtu.be/icB9HrqdQqU  Seed coat of Baptisia and Oxytropis and other Fabaceae can be scarified by soaking in boiling water. See http://botanicallyinclined.org/continuing-the-sowing-in-hot-water

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Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Special Care: 
see http://www.kew.org/science-research-data/kew-in-depth/difficult-seeds/species-profiles/hibiscus-cannabinus/index.htm
Most of the seeds in our Germination Guide have been offered from time to time in our annual Seed Exchange (Seedex).