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Germination of

Scorpiurus muricatus

Caterpillar Plant - Prickly Scorpion's-Tail: Cleistocactus winteri, Rat Tail Cactus, Golden Rat Tail

Scorpiurus muricatus

Scorpiurus muricatus: Sow the seeds directly in the ground after the danger of frost has passed. The soil should be well-draining and in a sunny location. Keep the soil moist until the seeds germinate, which should occur within 7-10 days.

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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