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Datura wrightii - Sacred Datura, Jimsonweed (Seed)

Datura wrightii - Sacred Datura, Jimsonweed (Seed)



Plant Characteristics
Species NameDatura wrightii
Common NameSacred Datura, Jimsonweed
Plant TypePerennials
Height by Width3ft. x 8ft.
Flower ColorWhite, Cream
Flowering MonthsApril, May, June, July, August, September, October
Sun ExposureInland-Sun
Water RequirementLow
Soil TypeSand, fast draining
Sowing SeasonFall/Winter
Sowing Difficulty Level*Easy
Seeds Per Packet70

* Sowing difficulty levels:
  • Easy: Sow in-ground or in pots with simple or no pretreatment
  • Moderate: Sow in-ground or in pots with pretreatment; may produce staggered germination
  • Difficult: Sow in pots with pretreatment and stratification; may produce staggered germination

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