Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days , or until radicle emergence
Germination: sow seed 3/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification
Introducing the Quercus myrsinifolia, also known as the Japanese Evergreen Oak - a truly unique and stunning addition to any garden or landscape. This evergreen oak tree is a member of the ring-cupped oak subgenus and boasts several common names like Bamboo-leaf Oak, Chinese Evergreen Oak, and Chinese Ring-cupped Oak. Its Chinese name, "xiaoye qinggang," translates to little leaf ring-cupped Oak, emphasizing the tree's distinctiveness with its little leaves and green ridge. Native to east central and southeast China, Japan, Korea, Laos, Northern Thailand, and Vietnam, the Quercus myrsinifolia is a must-have for any garden enthusiast. Add a touch of uniqueness to your garden with the Japanese Evergreen Oak!