White Fringetree, Old Man's Beard, Grancy Grey Beard Chionanthus virginicus

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Chionanthus virginicus

Family:

Oleaceae

Genus:

Chionanthus

Species:

virginicus

Common Name:

White Fringetree, Old Man's Beard, Grancy Grey Beard

Seeds Per Pound:
1,670
Quantity:
8.2 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
11
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
30 feet
Collection Locale:
Southern NJ
Crop Year:
2017
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4
In Stock: 8.2 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
5.95
1 oz
15.95
1 lb
49.50
1 kg
98.00
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: these seeds may need less than 60 days of cold strat.
In a Nutshell:
* Grown for its masses of glorious, delicate, white, slightly fragrant flowers in May; of open, spreading habit; native to the southeastern United States but hardy nearly everywhere; dark green leaf sometimes a golden yellow in fall.
* The white fringe tree's flowers bloom in late spring from May to June. These are pollinated by bees.
* The fruit can be used as a pickle like olives. The fruit is up to 18mm long, it has a thin pulp and contains 1 - 3 rounded seeds. more...
* Olive-like fruits appear from August to September.
* The leaves turn yellow and brown in the fall.
* A good landscape tree due to its small size ranging from 12 to 20 feet in height.