Japanese Pagoda Tree Styphnolobium japonicum - Sophora japonica

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Botanical Name:

Styphnolobium japonicum

Family:

Fabaceae

Genus:

Styphnolobium

Species:

japonicum

Common Name:

Japanese Pagoda Tree

Seeds Per Pound:
3,283
Quantity:
3.68 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
14
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
40-60 feet
Collection Locale:
China
Crop Year:
2021
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 3.68 lb
Prices
  • Styphnolobium japonicum

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet (~ 14 seeds)
$4.95
1 oz (~ 205 seeds)
$15.95
1 lb (~ 3283 seeds)
$62.50
1 kg (~ 7238 seeds)
$124.00
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 12 hours. If the seed fails to imbibe, boiling water may be required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: Hardness of seedcoat will determine how much scarification is required.
In a Nutshell:
* Grown for its white flowers, borne in late summer after most other flowering trees have long finished flowering.
* This species is commonly used in Chinese medicine and is considered to be one of the 50 fundamental herbs.
* Used to make the strong, springy curved "enju wood" handle used on the traditional Japanese woodworking adze, called the chouna.

A yellow dye is obtained from the seedpods and the flowers
* S. japonicum contains the isoflavone glycoside sophoricoside. more...
* Cultivated in China for the rutin contained in its leaves and ovaries.
* A very ornamental and fast growing tree, it grows best in hot summers. more...