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Germination of

Hoodia Pilifera

Purple Pilifer's Hoodia - Hoodia, Hoodia cactus

Hoodia Pilifera

Hoodia Pilifera: Hoodia pilifera is a succulent plant native to southern Africa. The seeds should be sown in a well-draining soil mix and kept moist. They require warm temperatures to germinate, with an ideal temperature range of 25-30�C (77-86�F). Germination can take anywhere from 1 to 3 weeks. Once germinated, the seedlings should be gradually acclimated to lower humidity levels to prevent damping-off.

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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