Scarification: Soak in cold water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 to 90 days
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Other: boiling water can be used if hot water does not scarify the seed
Discover the wonders of Maclura tricuspidata Che, also known as Chinese Mulberry, Cudrang, Mandarin Melon Berry, or Silkworm Thorn. These fruits are a rich source of vitamins, including riboflavin, thiamine, carotene, and exceptionally high levels of vitamin C. You can enjoy them in the fall season. Beyond their delectable taste, the plant offers numerous health benefits. For instance, the wood is perfect for an infusion that treats sore or weak eyes. The inner bark and wood treat ailments like malaria, debility, and menorrhagia. The root stimulates milk production, treats amenorrhea, and exhibits galactagogue properties. Moreover, the plant is famous for its ability to combat blood stasis, increase blood circulation, and alleviate conditions like cancer, especially in the alimentary system, lungs, and blood. Native to East Asia, it grows up to six meters in height and can be cultivated for fruit. Try the myriad benefits Maclura tricuspidata Che offers.