Chinese Redbud Cercis chinensis

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Botanical Name:

Cercis chinensis

Family:

LEGUMINOSAE

Genus:

Cercis

Species:

chinensis

Common Name:

Chinese Redbud

Seeds Per Pound:
16,366
Quantity:
4.14 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
30
Germination:
83%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
15-40 feet
Collection Locale:
China
Crop Year:
2016
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6


In Stock: 4.14 lb
Prices
  • Cercis chinensis

Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
3.95
10 g
10.50
1 oz
14.95
1 lb
69.50
1 kg
138.00
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days, or until radicle emergence.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification.
In a Nutshell:
* The Chinese Redbud is a plant of the Fabaceae family native to China and Japan that grows between 150 to 1,400 metres (490 to 4,600 ft) above sea level.
* As a tree, the Chinese Redbud may grow up to 15 metres (49 ft) tall with a trunk diameter of up to 50 centimetres (20 in), however, the species is normally found growing in shrub form. The flowers area pink or milky white in color whilst the leaf body is almost circular in shape, 6 to 14 centimetres (2.4 to 5.5 in) in length and tapers to a point at the end. Flowering in April, the Chinese Redbud produces fruit in October. more...
* A small, upright-growing, usually multi-trunked shrub with purplish or rose-purple flowers; does well in American South.