My cart    |  Login/Register  |  Community  |  Help  
  Home > All Categories > Home & Garden > Garden > Plants, Seeds & Bulbs > Seeds > 500 KANNA - Sceletiu...  
    

500 KANNA - Sceletium Tortuosum mesemb Seeds BULK

 

price: 
$59.99,  firm
 
location: 
New York, USA
 
shipping: 
$2.50, each additional $0.50, buyer pays
 
seller: 
Worldseedsupply ( 1256 )

view sellers webstore
 
condition:
new
 
ad id#: 
4100960
Bookmark this page

Worldseedsupply Store Search
 
 
Worldseedsupply Store Home
Collectibles (3)
Consumer Electronics (3)
Crafts (8)
Home & Garden (1421)
Seeds (1083)
Movies (1)
Toys & Hobbies (1)
General & Misc (79)
Health & Beauty (428)
Jewelry & Watches (2)
Sports, Fan Memorabilia (5)
 

 
  Description:

VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR DRIED HERB & OTHER QUANTITIES





Sceletium Tortuosum is a mesemb succulent native to South Africa, where it was historically chewed by the local people for mood elevation. Sceletium, or kanna , has captured the attention of researchers and is sometimes used today as a natural alternative to chemical antidepressants. Unfortunately, widespread interest in the plant has led to over-harvesting and endangerment. It is a specialty plant that is hard to find in nurseries or garden centers. Despite that, kanna is easy to maintain and makes a great houseplant. It grows rather quickly and can even flower just by placing it in a sunny window. Outside it is drought-tolerant and may be able to survive a brief frost, although precautions should be taken to avoid this if possible. The small flowers are delicately beautiful and can vary in color but are typically white or yellow. Growing from seed is great for plant enthusiasts who enjoy a little bit of a challenge, but cuttings will root rather easily for growers with less patience or confidence. Plants prefer a well-draining, sandy soil, which should be watered when it has dried out a bit. A commercial cactus mix or a mixture of compost, sand and perlite will work well. Sceletium can be fertilized occasionally, but does not particularly require it.





Growing Information:


Sceletium seeds contain germination inhibitors. This is actually a common defense for many plant species because it causes staggered germination, which has various survival benefits in the wild. The inhibitor is soluble in water. So the first step is to remove it, either by an extended soak (up to a few weeks) while remembering to change the water daily or by rinsing the seeds thoroughly under running water. Using the extended soak method, seeds may germinate during the soaking process. As with all cultivation, distilled or bottled water is always better than tap water. Gibberrelic acid treatment will also counteract the effects of the inhibitors and cause quicker, more even germination than any other method. After removing the germination inhibitors, some growers also recommend scarifying the seeds by putting them in a bag of sterile sand and shaking them so that the sand wears down the seed coat. Seeds should then be sown on top of a sterile, sandy soil mixture. Addition of a fungicide is beneficial. Cover the pot with clear plastic to keep in humidity. Optimal germination temperature is about 60-65 degrees Fahrenheit, although some growers prefer temperature fluctuations between day and night. Seeds will do best when placed close to fluorescent lights. Typical germination time is anywhere from two weeks to two months.

00200
   views


Other items available from Worldseedsupply
800+ ARNICA
$11.99
1 LB RAW
$12.49
1/4 Lb. Vanuatu
$39.99
5 PASSIFLORA
$1.49
500 Yucca Glauca
$8.99
2000 JAPANESE
$17.99
50 LITHOPS
$3.25
50 LITHOPS JULII
$3.25
750 Harding
$3.25
1 LB. Klip
$55.99
5g FRESH SEEDS
$24.99
125+ FENNEL
$1.69
Mentha Piperata
$10.94
10 SILENE
$2.99
 Payment

  • PayPal


 Seller's policy

SHIPPING ADDRESS

All items paid via Paypal will be shipped to the address on the account. This is Paypal's policy, so we must conform. If you require shipment to another address you must change it or add it to your Paypal profile BEFORE sending payment. You can add a gift address to your account profile if you would like to use another address.

SHIPPING NOTIFICATIONS & CONTACT
All shipping details (including tracking) will be sent to the email address on your Paypal account. Tracking info is sent direct from Stamps.com when we print shipping labels to this address.

OTHER PAYMENT FORMS
Cash or money order also accepted. We ship orders with cash payments upon receipt. Money order payments are shipped upon clearance in our account. We do not accept personal checks. Please be sure to include all relevant info about your order, including your email and shipping address.



Flag this ad: miscategorized, prohibited, spam

Home | Community | Help | About Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | DMCA

All Rights Reserved by Blujay 100% Free Online Marketplace