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Calycanthus floridus ( Common Sweetshrub) Sheffield's Seed Co., Inc.
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Calycanthis floridus (Carolina Allspice) Sheffield`s Seed Co., Inc.
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2019 crop New York
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Calycanthus floridus

Carolina Allspice, Common Sweetshrub, Eastern Sweetshrub

In Stock: 3.869 lb (Total:6.163lb)
  • Calycanthus floridus

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3.87 lb

Details

Germination:
98%
Germination test:
Cut (Full Seed)
Purity:
99%
Seeds per lb:
2,475
Quantity:
3.87 lb
Collected in:
New York
Locke
Crop year:
2023
Min. hardiness zone:
4
Item ID:
1833700

Growing Info

Scarification
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days
Germination
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

Other: 60 days cold strat may be enough 

Looking for a beautiful and fragrant addition to your garden? Look no further than Calycanthus floridus, also known as Carolina Allspice, Eastern Sweetshrub, or Common Sweetshrub. Endemic to North America, this deciduous shrub produces flowers with a mild spicy fragrance that smell like ripe apples, and leaves that contain small quantities of camphor, making them useful as an insect repellent, perfume, and disinfectant. Medicinally, the plant has antispasmodic and disinfectant properties, and has been used as an antiperiodic, as a diuretic for kidney and bladder ailments, and even as eye drops for failing eyesight. A cold tea made from the plant's root or bark can also be a strong emetic. This hardy shrub is suitable for most fertile soils and can grow in semi-shade or no shade, making it a versatile and fragrant addition to any garden.

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