Seed Collection for germination testing

The Emerald Star Bush grows well from cuttings, but so far, no one has cracked the secret of making the seeds germinate. Seed is currently being collected from a number of locations, with which an number of germination tests will be conducted. What we know is that the Star Bush is often found on steep slopes, and it is speculated that the flow of groundwater may be instrumental in getting the seeds to sprout. Fire or the lack of it may also be a factor, as may the Ph of the soil.

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