Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination, sow seed 1/2" deep, keep moist, mulch the seed bed, remove mulch upon germination
Sinowilsonia henryi, also known as Henry Wilson Tree, is a rare and endangered species endemic to China. This small tree, reaching up to 8 meters tall, has 6-inch leaves with an asymmetrical and rounded base. It blooms petalless flowers in short racemes during March to May, and its fruits ripen during June to August. Sinowilsonia henryi is found in forests at an elevation of 800 to 1500 meters in Gansu, Henan, Hubei, Shaanxi, Shanxi, and Sichuan provinces in central and western China. Due to habitat loss, it is now considered a near-threatened plant. Help conserve this unique species and add a Henry Wilson Tree to your collection.