Chinese Fringe Tree, Chinese Fringetree Chionanthus retusus

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Botanical Name:

Chionanthus retusus

Family:

OLEACEAE

Genus:

Chionanthus

Species:

retusus

Common Name:

Chinese Fringe Tree, Chinese Fringetree

Seeds Per Pound:
2,951
Quantity:
5.04 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
7
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
97%
Height:
65 feet
Collection Locale:
New Jersey
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6


In Stock: 5.04 lb
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Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: warm stratify for 120 days, cold stratify for 60 days.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: pick seeds with radicles out of warm strat. then give them the cold strat.
In a Nutshell:
* Chionanthus retusus (Chinese Fringetree; Chinese: ??? liús?shù) is a species of Chionanthus native to eastern Asia, in eastern and central China, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan.
* It is a deciduous shrub or small to medium-sized tree growing to 20 m in height, with thick, fissured bark.
* It is cultivated in Europe and North America as an ornamental tree, valued for its feathery white flowerheads. more...