Japanese Hackberry, Chinese Hackberry Celtis sinensis

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Botanical Name:

Celtis sinensis

Family:

Ulmaceae

Genus:

Celtis

Species:

sinensis

Common Name:

Japanese Hackberry, Chinese Hackberry

Lot#:
050839
Seeds Per Pound:
2,179
Quantity:
4.59 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
22
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
30-80 feet
Collection Locale:
China
Crop Year:
2005
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
7
In Stock: 4.59 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
8.95
1 oz
20.26
1 lb
114.33
1 kg
226.62
Characteristics
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* Celtis sinensis (English: Chinese Hackberry; Chinese: ?? ) is a species of flowering plant in the hemp family, Cannabaceae, that is native to slopes in East Asia.
* It is a tree that grows to 20 m tall, with deciduous leaves and gray bark . The fruit is a globose drupe, 5–7(–8) mm in diameter. Flowering occurs in March–April, and fruiting in September–October.
* Trees can be very long-lived, perhaps to 1000 years.
* The leaves of seedlings often have a lot of white patches without chlorophyll, this is normal and older plants produce normal green leaves.
* The root bark is used in the treatment of dyspepsia, poor appetite, shortness of breath and swollen feet. more...
* As an ornamental plant it is used in classical East Asian garden design. more...
Comments:
4" leaves, dark orange fruit; native to China, Korea, Japan