Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: warm stratify for 60 days, cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Other: Sporadic germination may occur over a 2-3 year period
Looking for a unique and beautiful addition to your garden? Look no further than the Carpinus Polyneura Chinese Hornbeam tree. With a maximum height of 15 meters, this tree has a gray bark and dark purplish branchlets that can be sparsely pubescent. The leaves come elliptic-lanceolate, oblong-lanceolate, or ovate-lanceolate, making each one unique. The leaves are densely villous along the veins, bearded in the axils of lateral veins, and adaxially densely pubescent along the midvein. The tree is perfect for those looking for something different and striking for their garden. The Carpinus Polyneura Chinese Hornbeam is also known for its female inflorescence, which grows to 3-6 x 1-2 cm, and can provide an air of elegance that will leave you in awe. The tree's height and width make it an excellent addition to any garden or landscape and is sure to impress with its delicate beauty.