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
Discover the beauty of Pteroceltis tatarinowii Tatar Wing Celtis, a tree native to northern and central China. Resembling the Celtis, this tree stands out with its winged fruits that reach up to 3/4" in size and dark green foliage. The gray-brown bark adds to its attractiveness, exfoliating in patches. For plant collectors, this species is a true treasure waiting to be unearthed.
Aside from its aesthetic appeal, Pteroceltis tatarinowii also holds practical uses. The bark of the tree is a valuable source of fiber used in the manufacturing of Xuan Paper. In addition, oil can be extracted from its seeds. Furthermore, this tree yields a good quality timber. With a maximum height of 20 meters, Pteroceltis tatarinowii can add beauty and value to any landscape.