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Germination of

Mesembryanthemum crystallinum

Crystal Ice Plant - Ice Plant, Rock Ice Plant, Trailing Ice Plant

Mesembryanthemum crystallinum

Mesembryanthemum crystallinum seeds can be planted in a well-draining soil mix, and the soil should be kept moist but not wet. The seeds should be covered lightly with soil and the pot should be covered with plastic wrap or placed in a plastic bag to create a humid environment. The pot should be kept in a bright, warm location but out of direct sunlight. Germination can take anywhere from 1 to 4 weeks.

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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