Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification
Introducing the Celtis koraiensis, commonly known as the Korean hackberry! This deciduous tree in the Celtis genus is native to the Korean Peninsula and the north of China, typically found in altitudes of 100 to 1500 meters. It can grow up to 15 meters in height and flowers from April to May, with fruit ripening from September to October. The fruit is about 10mm in diameter and can be eaten raw, with a thin flesh and a single large seed. It prefers well-drained soil and can grow in nutritionally poor soil, suitable for light and medium soils with an acid, neutral, or basic pH. The Korean hackberry is also capable of tolerating drought and prefers dry or moist soil. Don't miss out on this aesthetically pleasing and practical addition to your woodland garden canopy!