Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Introducing the breathtaking Pterocarya fraxinifolia, also known as the Caucasian Wing Nut. This magnificent tree belongs to the Juglandaceae family and can be found in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Russia, and Turkey. With its short trunk and many low branches, it makes a great shade tree for large areas. The tree's dark green compound leaves and 5" (male) or 20" (female) catkins are a sight to behold. The female spikes produce 3/4" winged nuts, giving this tree its unique name. Native to the Caucasus and northern Iran, this deciduous tree is a must-have for any garden or park. Experience the beauty and wonder of the Pterocarya fraxinifolia, the Caucasian Wing Nut, today!