Chinese Toon, Chinese Mahogany, Red Toon Toona sinensis - Cedrela sinensis, Ailanthus flavescens, Cedrela glabra, Cedrela longifolia, Cedrela serrata, Cedrela serrulata, Toona glabra, Toona longifolia, Toona serrata, Toona serrulata
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Chinese Toon, Chinese Mahogany, Red Toon
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In Stock: 8.46 lb
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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in cold water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: Seed needs warm temperatures after sowing to germinate (75 degrees F +).
In a Nutshell:
* Toona sinensis (syn. Cedrela sinensis A.Juss.; Chinese Mahogany, Chinese Toon, or Red Toon (Hindi: daaraluu; Malay: suren; Vietnamese: tông dù) is a species of Toona native to eastern and southeastern Asia, from North Korea south through most of eastern, central and southwestern China to Nepal, northeastern India, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, and western Indonesia. more...
* Quickly becoming a popular tree to raise for "Toona Sprouts". This tasty somewhat spicy vegetable is very nutritious and easy to grow. Just sow the seed and harvest young seedlings or let some plants grow to 3-4 feet tall keeping the branches pruned back. The young shoots that grow from the cut stems can be harvested during the early growing season. Allow the tree to leaf out completely from July onward to replenish energy for next years harvest.
* This is a highly esteemed food in China, it is said to resemble onions in flavour and is usually boiled. Rich in vitamin A, the leaves also contain about 6% protein, 1% fat, 6.6% carbohydrate, 1.5% ash. more...