Tatar Wing Celtis Pteroceltis tatarinowii - Ulmus cavaleriei

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Botanical Name:

Pteroceltis tatarinowii







Common Name:

Tatar Wing Celtis

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Growing Info, follow in order:
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.
In a Nutshell:
* Resembles Celtis but has winged fruits to 3/4", dark green foliage, "gray-brown bark exfoliates in patches and is quite handsome...for the plant collector this is a treasure to be unearthed" (Dirr), native to northern and central China.
* A fibre obtained from the bark is used in the manufacturing of Xuan Paper. An oil is extracted from the seeds. The tree has a good quality timber. more...