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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    24/Dec/2020

    Perfetto
    Semi germinati tutti completamente

    28/Sep/2020

    Sprout after 7 days
    Sprout after 7 days! Now it's all up to me to take care of the plant, which is supposedly easy! I did it like this: I took clean water, and drowned the seeds on a plate, changed the water every day (each 24 hour), be careful when you are pouring out the old water, these seeds are tiiiiiny! Then I got myself some sand and soil, mixed it together - 1 soil, 2 sand. It's suppose to be more sand as the water is suppose to go through and drip out from the pot. Otherwise it can cause root rot. Then I planted the seed by gently pressing it in the soil (barely, the seed was still on top) then I gave it 2 drops of water (only 2 drops!!) And then I put plastic foil over the pot and let it sit, 2 days after, a sprout was visible. Thanks Zamnesia!

    20/Aug/2020

    7 out of 10 germinated
    I received ten seeds from which 8 were intact and whole. Of those seven germinated in one week.

    08/May/2020

    All of them germinated
    Very healthy seeds but I killed some my plants probably because of overwatering. I hope the others will keep growing!

    20/Apr/2020

    Sehr gut !
    Anfangs war ich skeptisch ob der Anbau was wird, da ich im Internet gelesen habe, dass sie erst nach langer Zeit keimen und zudem Tagsüber eine andere Themperatur wie in der Nacht brauchen. Zudem meinten die, dass nur sehr frische Samen keimen. Ich habe es Trotzdem alles bei Zimmertemperatur keimen lassen und es hat super funktioniert. 7/10 sind in einer kurzen Zeit gekeimt und wachsen gut !

    18/Mar/2020

    Good germination, but then...
    Well, they actually send you more than 10 seeds. I received about 12-13 seeds and 11 out of them germinated. But now, their growth seems to be stopped, maybe it's my fault.

    02/Sep/2019

    Super Samen
    Super Samen, hätte nie gedacht das wirklich jeder etwas wird!

    20/Aug/2018

    Excellent
    I kept them in a glass of water for five days and changed the water every day. When they germinated I planted them in Cactus soil and ten out of ten seeds grew up to plants.

    11/May/2017

    good germination
    70% germinate made sûre soil stages humid away from direct night and warm atmosphère..

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