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Possible to grow hypericum berries?

Posted by shapiro 5a Ontario (My Page) on
Sun, Jan 25, 09 at 12:53

My niece is being married in August 09 and has asked me to grow her wedding flowers. Recently, she saw a bouquet with hypericum berries in it. Advice needed: can I buy seeds for this and grow it myself? Thanks!


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RE: Possible to grow hypericum berries?

Hypericum is St. Johns Wort. I am pretty sure that the type florists use are shrubs (Hypericum androsaemum), and will take a pretty long time(a couple years) to produce berries if grown from seed. Plus, they are only hardy to zone 6.

Sarah


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