Adonidia merrillii (Christmas Palm) seeds
Tender Palm (to 0C)
Height: to 2m
Position: A sunny or semi shaded bright spot
Packet of 5 seeds
Sow at any time of year.
Pre-sowing Treatment: Soak the seeds for 24 hours preferably in a heated propagator, or on a sunny windowsill or above a radiator.
Sowing Instructions: Sow 2cm deep in small pots of moist seed compost mixed 50:50 with vermiculite. Place in a propagator or cover with a polythene bag and place in any other warm place (eg. on a windowsill above a radiator). Germination can take up to 3 months.
Growing Instructions: Grow the seedlings on, re-potting as necessary and position in a bright, sunny or semi-shaded spot indoors. Plants cannot tolerate frost but will benefit from being moved outdoors in summer to a sheltered spot out of strong winds.