Produces seeds at approximately twelve years
of age. It has a very durable and tough seed.
It remains viable up to a year if stored properly.
Germination occurs in some cases within 30 days
of planting but can take up to one year.
They love the heat, so bottom heating is
a must in cooler months. Daytime temperatures
in the green house should be 90 to 100 degrees.
A moist and humid atmosphere is recommended.
A sterile rooting medium is also essential.
We use peat and perlite with excellent results.
The roots go deep quickly before spikes appear
on top. A minimum of 6" deep potting
medium is required for optimum growth. Plant
the seed horizontally and cover with no more
than a quarter of an inch of topsoil.
Fresh seed is necessary to ensure your propagation
success, and Foxtail Farms uses only freshest