Japanese Cornel Dogwood, Asiatic Dogwood Cornus officinalis

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Botanical Name:

Cornus officinalis

Family:

Cornaceae

Genus:

Cornus

Species:

officinalis

Common Name:

Japanese Cornel Dogwood, Asiatic Dogwood

Seeds Per Pound:
4,086
Quantity:
31.84 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
17
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
20-30 feet
Collection Locale:
China
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6
In Stock: 31.84 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
5.95
1 oz
17.95
1 lb
59.50
1 kg
118.00
10 lb
495.00
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: warm stratify for 180 days, cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: Sow seed 1/4 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Cornus officinalis is a species of dogwood known also as Japanese cornel or Japanese cornelian cherry or Cornelian cherries.
* It occurs in China, Japan and Korea where it is used as a food plant and as a medicinal plant-Shan-zhu-yu,(Chinese) San-syu-yu (Japanese).
* Cornelian cherry juices are rich in potassium, calcium, sodium, iron, zinc, manganese, and copper. Compared to other juices obtained from plum, pear, and apple, Cornelian cherry juice contained higher levels of dietary minerals. more...
* A very ornamental plant, it is very closely related to C. mas but is more tree-like in its habit. more...
* Resembles Cornus mas, but its exfoliating bark is more colorful, in rich grays, browns, and oranges, and the flower display more impressive. Flowers in early spring; edible fruit.