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Erythrina humeana seed

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Marius

Free seed of Erythrina humeana, a South African native. Small tree - I cut mine back to grow as small shrub (about 60cm tall) as it does on the coast. It also encourages more flowers. 

Pic of the mother plant. 

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jimmyt

Marius,

    That is a beautiful plant!  Nicely done!

jimmyt

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Mostapha

I agree that is a beautiful plant. Those flowers are definitely an eye catcher. 

Thanks Mark

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Marius

Thanks Mark & Jimmy. 

I have a couple of seeds left if you’d like. 

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jimmyt

I would like to try them. I have another couple of erythrina species. If you still have some seeds let me know and I will send my address to you.

 

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gerard

Erythrina zeyheri  is also a very nice and smal one from Africa 

Easy to germinate and grow.

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Cikas

It is beautiful. South Africa has some of the most beautiful plants. :greenthumb:

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Funkthulhu

What's the word on this in the States?  A-Okay, or invasive? 

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Marius

Yes Gerard

Erythrina zeyheri  is beautiful.  I have one that I planted 2 years ago.  It should flower this year & hopefully seed (flowers very similar to E Humeana).  This Erythrina has a thick fleshy underground trunk (root) and goes completely dormant in winter.  No trace of it above ground.  Then in spring it grows quite rapidly.  It has huge leaves and stems that ramble along the ground.

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Marius

Thanks everyone for the great response.  There are no more seeds left now.

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Marius

Hi All

The seeds were mailed today.  I hope it reaches everyone and that you have success growing them.  

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Josue Diaz

Thank you Marius! I'll post here when they do. 

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gerard

:greenthumb: Great :greenthumb:

Thanks for the pictures of the  Erythrina zeyheri  .

I have several from south African seeds at the same size 3-4 years old ,fingers crosst.

Addicted for some nice plant ,hopefully its flowers soon.

At the moment it,s almost autum ,so at the moment I have some Swamp hibiscus / hibiscus palustris seeds riping on these plant.

So spring almost starting in South Africa ,I have  some fresh seeds straight from these plant for free availible .

A nice great white  flower .winter and frost no problem.

after the winter frost season it wil grow fast,full sun even better for faster flower 

10 cm water ore more .at the moment only in a bucket,no problem .

Have a nice day 

 

Regards ; Gerard 

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Marius

No problem guys.  It seems that it is going to take 2 - 3 months to reach you.  Apparently a customs backup on SA side.  Hope they arrive sooner.

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jimmyt

Thanks Marius.   Winter coming here in North America so seed starting may wait until early spring.  Unless they need to be germinated right away.   Erythrina crista-galli can be stored for several years and remain viable.....

jimmyt

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Marius

You're welcome Jimmy. Storing the seed until Spring won't be a problem. 

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jimmyt
8 hours ago, Marius said:

You're welcome Jimmy. Storing the seed until Spring won't be a problem. 

Excellent news Marius!  I will let you know when the seeds arrive—just for historical puposes.

jimmyt

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ZenMan 1

Good Day Marius, Thanks for letting us know that they're on their way. I have seeds coming from Down Under and Asia also. Should be interesting which ones arrive first. Happy Springtime to you!

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David York

Marius, the seeds arrived here today (Tuesday). I'm really looking forward to growing them come springtime.

 

Sincere thanks

 

 

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ZenMan 1

Good Day Marius, I just wanted you to know that I still haven't received the seeds yet. My guess is that the post office damaged the envelope by running it through the bar code scanner. The seeds,if they are not in another sealed plastic bag they will escape through the hole in the bottom when the machine makes the tear. Had that happened before and the post office sent the torn envelope in a sealed plastic bag without the seeds. It'll probably be a good idea to tape the seeds near the top on the inside to prevent the scanner from running over them, just a suggestion. In the meantime could you please send another batch, deeply appreciate this and thank you. Patiently awaiting, ZenMan 1

By the way, Seeds from Downunder came in 2 weeks ago, still waiting for the ones from Asia, being held up in New York state as of today. They were supposed to have been here last week. Have a great Spring!

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jimmyt

Marius,

I will continue to wait patiently for the seeds. Que Sera, Sera, my friend.

jimmyt

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ZenMan 1

A Good Day Marius,

   The  seeds have arrived as of today. Cancel my request for another batch. Not needed and somebody else could use them.

Thank you very much, ZenMan 1

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gerard

 

Hello Marius,thanks a lot

Yes.:greenthumb:

also these seeds arrived in the Netherlands 

some swimming to start them up :badday:

 

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Marius
On 10/30/2018, 4:04:00, David York said:

Marius, the seeds arrived here today (Tuesday). I'm really looking forward to growing them come springtime.

 

Sincere thanks

 

 

Hi David 

It is great news that you received the seeds. Best of luck with them. 

 

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Marius

Gerard and ZenMan, let me know how they do for you. 

Jimmyt and the other people that I mailed seeds to. I trust that the rest of you will receive them soon. Keep me updated please. 

My three plants in the garden have leaves already and are growing strong again. I have two seedlings thus far from last season’s seed. 

Regards

Marius 

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jimmyt

Will do,  Marius.

Thanks again, jimmyt 

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Josue Diaz

Marius, I received the seeds in California today! Thank you so much.

 

-Josué

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Marius

Yay!  It seems customs wasn’t a problem this side.

My Medemia seeds arrived today from Germany!

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Hillizard

 My Erythrina humeana (?) has become a monster, but I doubt it will ever get tall enough to block the view of the wires and telephone pole I can see from my backyard.:unsure:

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Marius

It looks like E humeana 

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Marius

E zeyheri is now flowering. I hope to get seeds this year. E humeana are all in bud still. 

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jimmyt

Marius,

  E. zeyheri is a good looking erythrina too!  You have quite the collection.

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Marius

Hi Jimmyt. Thus far I have 3 South African ones. My third one is E latissima. 

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CJ Subtropical

Late to the topic, but any more available Marius? I am in Durban...... 

 

Thanks!

Corlius

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Josh76

Still waiting for mine to arrive, @Marius.... but the Mexican post is notoriously slow so I'm still hopeful they'll appear ;)

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Marius

I hope you get them soon. South African post is also very slow. I know that feeling 

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gerard

Hi Marius 

:greenthumb:Super fresh alway's the best..:greenthumb:

:yay:they start to germinate after a few day:yay:

:badday:One bij one they start op in warm water:badday:

:interesting:a little bedtime story and a lullaby does wonders.:violin:

:drool:Marius, your plants are multiplying all over the world.:floor:

Succes for everyone and thanks to Marius.

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Marius

Hi Gerard

I’m very happy that they are already germinating 

enjoy!

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Marius

One of my proteas is flowering now

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