Checkertree, Chequer Tree Sorbus torminalis

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Sorbus torminalis

Family:

Rosaceae

Genus:

Sorbus

Species:

torminalis

Common Name:

Checkertree, Chequer Tree

Seeds Per Pound:
16,798
Quantity:
2.16 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
36
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
50-70 feet
Collection Locale:
Hungary
Crop Year:
2012
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6
In Stock: 2.16 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$7.95
1 oz
$49.95
1 lb
$419.50
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:
* Sorbus torminalis ( syn. Torminalis clusii , Wild Service Tree ), sometimes known as the Chequer(s) Tree or Checker(s) Tree , is a species of Sorbus native to Europe from England and Wales east to Denmark and Poland , south to northwest Africa , and southeast to southwest Asia from Asia Minor to the Caucasus and Alborz mountains. more...
* White flowers in May in loose clusters to 4", followed by 1/2" brown fruits, edible when overripe, formerly used in medicine, leaves resemble maple leaves, round, sometimes irregular crown, native to Europe, North Africa, Asia Minor.
* When found in a truly wild situation this species is considered to be an indication of primary woodland. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov