Chinese Zelkova, Schneider's Zelkova, Jumu, Southern Elm Zelkova schneideriana

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Botanical Name:

Zelkova schneideriana

Family:

Ulmaceae

Genus:

Zelkova

Species:

schneideriana

Common Name:

Chinese Zelkova, Schneider's Zelkova, Jumu, Southern Elm

Seeds Per Pound:
40,860
Quantity:
0.26 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
40
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
98%
Height:
60-80 feet
Collection Locale:
China
Crop Year:
2011
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6
In Stock: 0.26 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
$4.95
1 oz
$16.88
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: stratification improves germination, but is not required.
In a Nutshell:
* Trees to 35 m tall, d.b.h. to 80 cm. Bark grayish brown to dark gray, exfoliating. Young branchlets gray to grayish brown, densely covered with grayish white pubescence. more...
* An easily grown plant, it succeeds in almost any good soil, acid or alkaline, preferring a deep well-drained moist loam. Prefers a moderately sheltered position. Relatively shade tolerant. A fast growing tree.
* The fibre from the bark is used for manufacturing ropes and paper.
* The high quality timber is resistant to decay. more...