Picralima is a plant genus in the family Apocynaceae. It was first described as a genus in 1896 and contains only one known species, Picralima nitida. It is native to tropical Africa (Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Gabon, Cameroon, Cabinda, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Zaire, Uganda). We offer dried seed from Africa.
Fresh seeds usually have a high germination rate but aren't able to be stored for more than a few days. We've dried them because it would otherwise make it suceptible to mold. Before planting, be sure to re-hydrate the seeds by soaking them in water.
Sow seeds 1-2 inches in depth in loamy well draining soil.
Its a rate, ornamental shrub that can reach a height of 35 metres, but is usually less
Sow seed in moist but well-drained soil and keep warm. Germination should be expected within two to six weeks. Picralima nitida is drought and frost tender.