University of Florida

Datura spp.

Common name(s): Angel's Trumpet, Thorn Apple

Plant type: evergreen large shrub
Primary method of propagation: cutting
Alternate propagation method(s): seed

Propagation by Cuttings

Cutting type: stem tip
Time of year to take cuttings: Summer
Cutting maturity: softwood
Rooting environment: intermittent mist

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: Summer
Time of year to sow seed: Summer
Seed treatment: none
Preferred seed moisture: moderate
Preferred temperature for germination: 75-80 degrees F
Time required for germination: 3-6 weeks
Comment: Frequently self seeds.