Kanna Seeds (10 seeds)

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Sceletium tortuosum, commonly known as Kanna, is a succulent plant native to South Africa. Local people chew it for mood elevation. The plant is carefree and makes a great houseplant, but is hard to find in garden centers, so you need a seed supplier.

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Kanna Seeds - Grow your own Sceletium tortuosum plants

Sceletium tortuosum, commonly known as Kanna, is a succulent plant native to South Africa. The plant was first documented by Jan van Riebeeck, a Dutch colonial administrator and founder of Cape Town. Local people chew it for mood elevation (probably since prehistoric times).

The plant is carefree and makes a great houseplant, but is hard to find in garden centers, so you need a supplier. This is where seeds come in handy. Growing from seed is great for plant enthusiasts and those who want to become self supporters.

The first step to growing your own Kanna supply is the germination. First you will need to remove the germination inhibitor from the seeds - to do so, simply soak them in distilled (or bottled) water for an extended time (at least a week), while changing the water daily. Or, as an alternative, treat the seeds with gibberellic acid - this causes a faster and more evenly germination than any other method.

Place the seeds on a well-draining, sandy soil, such as a off-the-shelf cactus mix or a mixture of compost, sand and perlite and cover the pot with plastic foil in order to keep the moisture at a steady level. The optimal germination temperature is about 15-18°C. Within two weeks to two months you should see your Sceletium tortuosum raise its head and once the plant has developed some ramification one can take cuttings, which will root rather easily.

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    10/Jun/2022

    kanna seeds
    good product !

    09/Jun/2022

    Kanna
    Aucune des 1o graines n'a germé ni poussé. Déçu.

    09/Jun/2022

    Schlechte Ausbeute
    Von 10 Samen 3 raus gekommen..... Bin gespannt

    09/Jun/2022

    Super
    Sur les 10 graines, 9 ont germé ! Ma méthode : placer les graines dans une coupelle d'eau (changer l'eau chaque 2 jours à peu près, et privilégier une eau sans chlore) Observer très souvent si des graines germent ; dans ce cas prendre la graine germée et la mettre délicatement dans un pot à ~1mm de profondeur, mélange de sable et terreau, et humidifer. 2 jours plus tard le Kanna sort de terre Faire de même avec les autres graines au fur et à mesure qu'elles germent Sur les 10 graines, la 1ère a germé en 5 jours, et la dernière en 30 jours

    29/May/2022

    good germination
    So far 7/10 germinated. I used a glas with vermiculite and a clear film on top to germinate them. Keeps moisture, but does not get moldy. Seeds like darkness to germinate, so covering them with a paper bag can make germination faster. After germination I transferred them into a pot of coconut substrate, and topped it off again with vermiculite to avoid mold. The pots then went into a dome that had the floor covered with perlite. Again, keeps moisture without mold. Young plants seem to like a place at a south window.

    25/May/2022

    Grow kanna save the plant
    If you leave the seeds in mineral water for two weeks some will germinate into tiny seedlings which you can then carefully plant in cactus soil. The others can be placed in soil to then germinate. Care can be a bit tricky so go easy on water and direct sunlight.

    18/May/2022

    KANNA SAMEN (10 SAMEN)
    Wächst bei mir sehr langsam, aber ok.

    31/Dec/2021

    Sehr gut!
    3/10 sind gekeimt und ließen rasch zu, dass man Stecklinge nehmen kann. Getestet wurde zwar noch nicht aber die Pflanze gedeiht.

    13/Oct/2021

    Good quality seeds
    7 germinated, but only 2 survived. I would have liked Zamnesia to add instructions, like using a humidity dome during germination and understanding that this is a winter plant. By the way, you only need one surviving plant - taking cuttings is easy. Good seeds, but lacks information how to optimize your growth.

    02/Aug/2021

    Drei von zehn, immerhin!
    ... das größte Problem ist, daß die Sämlinge wirklich winzig sind. Deshalb hab ich auch nach dem zweiten Wassertausch damit aufgehört. Zu gefährlich! Auch für geschickte Gärtnerinnenhände. Und dann noch nach dem Wasserbad sicher in die Erde bringen, ist für jede Kannahebamme die größte Herausforderung. Viel Glück! Vier Punkte für den Geiz von 10 Samen!

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Kanna Seeds (10 seeds)
Kanna Seeds (10 seeds)