Fontanesia fortunei

Chinese False Privet , Fortune Fontanesia

In Stock: 0.042 lb (Total:0.042lb)
  • FONTANESIA fortunei

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Growing Info

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

Looking for a tough and vigorous shrub to plant along highways and urban areas? Look no further than Fontanesia fortunei, also known as Chinese False Privet or Fortune Fontanesia. Native to China, this plant boasts upright stems and narrow bamboolike leaves that are shiny and bright green. It also produces small whitish flowers and is a roughish plant, but extremely tough and vigorous.

Not only is Fontanesia fortunei a great option for urban areas, but it's also a popular choice for the Chinese who use it to make fences around their compounds. The interlaced branches of this plant take root and form a graceful hedge, perfect for adding some natural beauty and privacy to any area.

To learn more about Fontanesia fortunei, visit the USDA's website for additional information. Whether you're looking for a sturdy shrub for your yard or a beautiful hedge for privacy, Chinese False Privet is an excellent option to consider. Don't hesitate to plant one today and enjoy its beauty for years to come!

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