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Euscaphis japonica

Euscaphis Tree, Korean Sweetheart Tree

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  • Euscaphis japonica

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Growing Info

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days, warm stratify for 60 days, cold stratify for 60 days

Other: They can be fall sown for germination in 2 springs. Mulch the seedbed to prevent weed growth. Remove mulch in second spring. 

The Euscaphis japonica, also known as the Korean Sweetheart Tree, is a small deciduous tree or shrub that can add beauty to your garden. Its bark is grayish-brown and striped, while its leaves have pale green rachises that are 12-32 cm long. This tree is common in thickets and thin secondary forests in lowlands and low mountains of central and southern Japan. The red seed pods of the Euscaphis japonica are brilliant and open to reveal shiny black seeds that make for a stunning sight. This tree can be grown as a small ornamental tree and adds charm and character to any space. Its inflorescence is a terminal panicle, up to 21 cm, and its flowers are small and yellowish-white, approximately 4-5 mm in diameter. Despite its unpleasant odor when crushed, the Euscaphis japonica is a beautiful tree that can add color and vibrancy to your garden. Get your own Euscaphis japonica tree and enjoy the beauty it brings to your outdoor space.

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