Coffee Tree, Soap Tree, Chinese Coffee Tree, Yunnan Bean Gymnocadus,Gymnocladus chinensis

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Botanical Name:

Gymnocadus,Gymnocladus chinensis

Family:

Fabaceae

Genus:

Gymnocadus,Gymnocladus

Species:

chinensis

Common Name:

Coffee Tree, Soap Tree, Chinese Coffee Tree, Yunnan Bean

Seeds Per Pound:
201
Quantity:
1.34 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
7
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
20-45 feet
Collection Locale:
China
Crop Year:
2020
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4
In Stock: 1.34 lb
Prices
  • Gymnocladus chinensis

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$12.95
8 oz
$50.89
1 lb
$89.50
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: file or sand through the outer seed coat, or Soak in sulfuric or nitric acid for 25 minutes and wash under cold water for 10-15 minutes.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow 1" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Chinese relative of G. dioica, Kentucky Coffee Tree, planted for ornament and for timber, doubly compound leaves, substantial branches, flowers in clusters at the ends of branches, fruit a thick, flat pod. Several sources say that it is a relatively short tree compared with the American relative. This is an extremely rare tree, almost extinct in its native range.
* A deciduous tree growing to 12 m (39ft 4in) at a slow rate. It is in flower in April, and the seeds ripen in October. The tree can fix nitrogen.
* The fruit is high in saponins and is used as a soap for washing fabrics and thebody. Wood - hard, durable, finishes to a fine lustre. It is used for cabinet making. more...