Hopi Tea Greenthread

Thelesperma megapotamicum

plant type:
shrub
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
cool
NA

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Clay
Loam
Sand
Acceptable Soil conditions:
Alkaline

Location

Min elevation:
1000
Max elevation:
9500
Counties: 
Apache
Cochise
Coconino
Graham
Navajo
Pima
Pinal
Santa Cruz
Yavapai

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
Moderate
Germination Overall: 
Moderate
Germination rate: 
Moderate
Germination Requirements: 
Plant in cool soils of fall or early spring, or give 14 to 45 days cold, moist refrigeration, then sow in warm conditions. Germination takes 3 to 4 weeks.
Reproduction: 
Moderate
Establishment: 
Moderate

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
Cold
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Drought resilienceWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Available from nurseries