Old Man's Beard, White Fringetree, Grancy Grey Beard Chionanthus virginicus

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Chionanthus virginicus

Family:

Oleaceae

Genus:

Chionanthus

Species:

virginicus

Common Name:

Old Man's Beard, White Fringetree, Grancy Grey Beard

Seeds Per Pound:
2,176
Quantity:
12.52 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
10
Germination:
71%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
30 feet
Collection Locale:
Missouri
Crop Year:
2020
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4
In Stock: 12.52 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$7.95
1 oz
$19.95
1 lb
$54.50
1 kg
$108.00
10 lb
$479.60
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: warm stratify for 120 days, cold stratify for 60 days.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: these seeds may need less than 60 days of cold strat.
In a Nutshell:
* Grown for its masses of glorious, delicate, white, slightly fragrant flowers in May, of open, spreading habit, native to the southeastern United States but hardy nearly everywhere, dark green leaf sometimes a golden yellow in fall.
* The white fringe tree's flowers bloom in late spring from May to June. These are pollinated by bees.
* The fruit can be used as a pickle like olives. The fruit is up to 18mm long, it has a thin pulp and contains 1 - 3 rounded seeds. more...
* Olive-like fruits appear from August to September.
* The leaves turn yellow and brown in the fall.
* A good landscape tree due to its small size ranging from 12 to 20 feet in height.