Proboscidea althaeifolia (Unicorn Plant/Devils claw)

Eugene Zielinski
Fri, 11 Jul 2008 18:19:36 PDT
I can't speak from experience with these plants, but I would recommend
filing a notch in a couple of seeds (as you would do, for example, to get
mooonflowers to germinate).  You could then soak them overnight to see if
they swell, or you can plant them directly and hope for the best.

Eugene Zielinski
Augusta, GA

> [Original Message]
> From: Donald Barnett <>
> To: <>
> Date: 7/11/2008 6:32:10 PM
> Subject: [pbs] Proboscidea althaeifolia (Unicorn Plant/Devils claw)
> I have grown many of the Annual Proboscidea and was fortunate to collect
> some seed of Perennial Proboscidea althaeifolia. I have already tried
> 10 seeds and after a month ive given up. I can germ Proboscidea
parviflora &
> Proboscidea louisianica easily but not Proboscidea althaeifolia. Can
> give me some advice?
> Thanks,
> Donnie
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