Torreya grandis

Chinese Nutmeg Tree, Chinese Nutmeg Yew

In Stock: 8.231 lb (Total:8.231lb)
  • Torreya grandis

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8.23 lb


Germination test:
Cut (Full Seed)
Seeds per lb:
8.23 lb
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Growing Info

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 120 days
Germination: sow seed 1" deep, keep moist, mulch the seed bed

Other: The seed can be rather slow, sometimes taking 18 months to germinate. 

Looking for a unique and eye-catching tree for your landscape? Look no further than the Torreya grandis Chinese Nutmeg Tree! This evergreen conifer can grow up to 80 ft tall and is endemic to eastern and southeastern China. Its beautiful yew-like foliage and edible seeds that resemble nutmeg make it a striking addition to any garden. The wood of the tree is also prized for construction and furniture. While originally discovered by Robert Fortune in the 19th century, Torreya grandis is now commonly grown as an ornamental tree in Europe and North America. Don't miss out on the chance to bring a touch of Chinese beauty to your landscape with this unique and fascinating tree.

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