Evergreen Dogwood, Bentham's Cornel Cornus capitata

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Cornus capitata

Family:

Cornaceae

Genus:

Cornus

Species:

capitata

Common Name:

Evergreen Dogwood, Bentham's Cornel

Seeds Per Pound:
18,270
Quantity:
0.69 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
33
Germination:
83%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
20-30 feet
Collection Locale:
Califiornia
Crop Year:
2016
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
7
In Stock: 0.69 lb
Prices
Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
4.95
10 g
12.50
1 oz
17.95
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: Sow seed 1/4 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Cornus capitata is a species of dogwood known by the common names Bentham's cornel , Himalayan flowering dogwood , and evergreen dogwood . It is native to the low-elevation woodlands of the Himalayas in China , India , and surrounding nations and it is naturalized in parts of Australia and New Zealand .
* It is grown elsewhere as an ornamental . This is an evergreen tree growing to 12 meters in height and width. The leaves are gray-green and pale and fuzzy underneath, and several centimeters long. It flowers during the summer in white blooms. more...
* The fruit has a bitter-sweet flavour, tasting like an over-ripe banana. The fruit can also be used in preserves. more...