Indian Rattlebox Crotalaria assamica

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Crotalaria assamica

Family:

Fabaceae

Genus:

Crotalaria

Species:

assamica

Common Name:

Indian Rattlebox

Seeds Per Pound:
25,878
Quantity:
1.87 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
55
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
98%
Height:
2-4 feet
Collection Locale:
Hawaii
Crop Year:
2015
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
10
In Stock: 1.87 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
4.95
10 g
13.50
1 oz
19.95
1 lb
129.50
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 24 hours, repeat process on seed that did not imbibe.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Crotalarias are grown in the tropics as green manure cover crops due to their nitrogen fixing capabilities and drought tolerance.
* They are occationally grown as ornamentals for their yellow flowers and interesting rattling seed pods.
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov