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Germination of

Heliconia subulata 'Cauca'

Lobster Claw Plant: Parrot's Beak, Parrot Flower, Clianthus, Lobster Claw Flower

Heliconia subulata 'Cauca'

Heliconia subulata 'Cauca': Heliconia subulata 'Cauca' seeds can be germinated by sowing them in a seed-starting mix, covering them lightly with soil, and keeping the soil moist. The container should be placed in a warm and humid location, with bright but filtered light. Germination can take several weeks to several months, and it is important to keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged.

Some of plants may have very have specific germination requirements that may not be covered in these general instructions. 

Many seeds require pre-treatment before sowing which we try to list here when we can, but this information may not be present here.  Germination times and germination temperatures are to be a guide only.  Many factors can DRASTICALLY affect this.


It's always a good idea to research the specific germination requirements from multiple sources for each plant before attempting to grow them from seed.

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