Coulter's Matilija Poppy, California tree poppy Romneya coulteri

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Botanical Name:

Romneya coulteri

Family:

Papaveraceae

Genus:

Romneya

Species:

coulteri

Common Name:

Coulter's Matilija Poppy, California tree poppy

Seeds Per Pound:
454,000
Quantity:
0.14 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
95
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Collection Locale:
California
Crop Year:
2021
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
7
Harvest hemisphere:
Northern
These seeds are very difficult to germinate. We are not liable if none sprout. Good luck!
In Stock: 0.14 lb
Prices
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
2 gram
$17.67
10 gram
$35.00
1 oz
$69.95
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: These seeds are difficult to germinate. They usually sprout after a fire. You will need to create smoke/fire in order for them to germinate. Soak in smoke water for 24 hours OR use the fire method in the next step.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: Surface sow on top of soil in a tray, place needles on top and burn them. Water thoroughly.
Other: Requires full sunlight and good drainage.
Short description:
Romneya coulteri ( Coulter's Matilija poppy ; syn. Romneya trichocalyx Eastw. ) is species of flowering plant in the poppy family . This poppy is native to southern California and Baja California , where it grows in dry canyons in chaparral and coastal sage scrub plant communities, sometimes in areas recently burned . [ 1 ] It is a popular ornamental plant , kept for its large, showy flowers.
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Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov