Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: warm stratify for 120 days, cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Looking for a beautiful shrub or tree to enhance your garden? Look no further than Stewartia serrata, also known as Sawtooth Stewartia. This stunning plant is native to Japan and boasts longer leaves and smaller, reddish-based flowers that bloom from June through July. If you're looking to cultivate Stewartia serrata in your garden, keep in mind that it requires acid soil to thrive. For an especially eye-catching addition to your landscape, try the 'Pendula' variety of Stewartia serrata, which features a weeping form that adds an extra touch of elegance to your outdoor space. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or new to the hobby, Stewartia serrata is a must-have for any garden lover looking to add some natural beauty to their space.