Nurseries Sr Manager
Bldg 201, Fort Mason
San Francisco, California 94123
|Family Scientific Name:
|Family Common Name:
||Clematis ligusticifolia Nutt.
||Marin County, California
||C. ligusticifolia is found from southern California north to British Columbia and east to Alberta, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming.
||1 gallon containers
Root System: Firm plug in container.
||Seeds are collected between February 1 and Februrary 28th.
Mature inflorescences are dark brown plumose achenes in clusters.
Seed is dark brown with a long plumose tail at maturity.
||Seed Cleaning:Seeds are rubbed over a screen to remove tails.
Storage Conditions: Seeds are kept dry and stored in a refrigerator.
|Growing Area Preparation/
Annual Practices for Perennial Crops:
Fully Controlled Greenhouse.
Sowing Method: Transplanting Germinants.
Seeds are sown in flats containing Sunshine Mix #4 Aggregate Plus (peat moss, perlite, major and minor nutrients, gypsum, and dolomitic lime).
Seeds are covered with media.
Flats are watered in with an automatic irrigation system.
Seeds are sown on March 1st.
% Germination: N/A
||Seeds germinate 14 days after sowing.
Seedlings are transplanted 14 days after germination to 1 gallon (3 liter) containers containing standard potting mix of peat moss, fir bark, perlite, and sand.
Transplant Survival averages 90%.
|Length of Establishment Phase:
|Active Growth Phase:
||Seedlings are placed in the shadehouse after establishment.
Plants require pruning prior to outplanting.
||A California Flora and Supplement, Munz, P., University of California Press, Berkeley and London, 1973.
|Young, Betty 2001. Propagation protocol for production of container Clematis ligusticifolia Nutt. plants (1 gallon containers); , San Francisco, California. In: Native Plant Network. URL: http://www.nativeplantnetwork.org (accessed 8 March 2014). Moscow (ID): University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, Forest Research Nursery.|