Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 2 days.
Stratification: warm stratify for 2 to 4 wks, cold stratify 14 to 16 wks.
Germination: sow seed 1/2" deep, tamp the soil, keep moist but not wet
Other: Germinates in 1 - 6 months at 20°C
Looking for a rare and striking tree to add to your garden? Look no further than Corylus chinensis, also known as Chinese filbert or Chinese hazel. This deciduous tree hails from western China and can grow up to an impressive 40 metres tall. With its gray-brown, fissured bark, purplish-brown branchlets, and ovate to obovate-elliptic leaves, Corylus chinensis is sure to catch the eye. Plus, both the oil and seeds of this tree are edible, making it a practical addition to any garden. However, due to its rarity, it's crucial to protect and preserve this beautiful species. Add a touch of eastern elegance to your yard with the gorgeous Corylus chinensis.