Gasplant, Gas Plant, Dittany Dictamnus albus Ruber

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Botanical Name:

Dictamnus albus Ruber

Family:

Rutaceae

Genus:

Dictamnus

Species:

albus

Cultivar:

Ruber

Common Name:

Gasplant, Gas Plant, Dittany

Seeds Per Pound:
23,462
Quantity:
1.01 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
22
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
2 feet
Collection Locale:
California
Crop Year:
2021
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
3
In Stock: 1.01 lb
Prices
  • Dictamnus albus Ruber

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$5.95
10 gram
$15.50
1 oz
$29.95
1 lb
$269.50
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: 5 months cold strat . may be better.
In a Nutshell:
* A form with reddish-purple flowers, otherwise similar to the species, which see. more...
* A very ornamental plant, it should be planted into its permanent position as soon as possible because it dislikes root disturbance.
* The whole plant contains a very aromatic essential oil, giving out a scent somewhat like lemon peel. When the plant is bruised, this smell becomes more like fine balsam.
* This essential oil is emitted from the plant in hot weather and, on a still day, can be ignited and will burn for a second or two without harming the plant, thus giving the plant its common name. more...