Pine-mat Manzanita, Pinemat Manzanita, Hardy Manzanita Arctostaphylos nevadensis

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Arctostaphylos nevadensis

Family:

Ericaceae

Genus:

Arctostaphylos

Species:

nevadensis

Common Name:

Pine-mat Manzanita, Pinemat Manzanita, Hardy Manzanita

Lot#:
9201
Seeds Per Pound:
14,000
Quantity:
0.13 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
25
Germination:
83%
Germination Test Type:
Cut
Purity:
97%
Height:
2 feet
Collection Locale:
So. of Mt. Eddy CA 5500’
Crop Year:
1992
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6
In Stock: 0.13 lb
Prices
  • ARCTOSTAPHYLOS nevadensis

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
8.95
1 oz
26.64
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in sulfuric or nitric acid for 2-4 hours and wash under cold water for 10-15 minutes.
Stratification: warm stratify for 60 days, cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: acid treatment should be tested on a small sample, before subjecting the entire seed lot.
In a Nutshell:
* Arctostaphylos nevadensis is a species of manzanita known by the common name pinemat manzanita . It is native to western North America from Washington to California , where it grows in the coniferous forests of the inland and coastal mountain ranges. It is a dominant shrub in the mountain understory chaparral in many areas.
* The shrub blooms in spherical clusters of urn-shaped whitish manzanita flowers. The fruit is a spherical drupe about 7 millimeters wide. This species is cultivated as a chaparral landscaping plant and it is used to stabilize soil against erosion on mountain slopes. more...
* Native from Nevada to Washington; forms a mat of bright green leaves.
* The seed can be ground into a powder and added to soups etc. The seed is very small and would be difficult to separate from the fruit. It would be easier to dry the whole fruit, grind this into a powder and use it in soups etc.
* The fruit can be eaten fresh or dried and stored for later use. It can also be pulverised and made into a drink. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov