Chinese Haw Crataegus pinnatifida

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Botanical Name:

Crataegus pinnatifida

Family:

Rosaceae

Genus:

Crataegus

Species:

pinnatifida

Common Name:

Chinese Haw

Seeds Per Pound:
3,618
Quantity:
2.34 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
13
Germination:
83%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
20-25 feet
Collection Locale:
China
Crop Year:
2017
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
6
In Stock: 2.34 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
6.95
1 oz
19.95
1 lb
129.50
1 kg
258.00
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 2 days.
Stratification: warm stratify for 120 days, cold stratify for 120 days.
Germination: Sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: Germination may be irregular and some seed may lie over 2 years before germination.
In a Nutshell:
* Crataegus pinnatifida , also known as Chinese hawthorn ( The Chinese name literally means "mountain hawthorn"), refers to a small to a medium-sized tree as well as the fruit of the tree. The fruit is bright red, 1.5 inches in diameter. more...
* The fruit is eaten raw or cooked. A pleasant flavour. The orange fruit has a mealy texture with an acid taste and a slight bitterness but is fairly nice raw. It ripens fairly late, specimens seen at the end of October 1998 were not quite fully ripe. The fruit can be used in making pies, preserves, etc, and can also be dried for later use.
* The wood is heavy, hard, tough, close-grained. Useful for making tool handles, mallets and other small items.
* The fruit is antibacterial, anticholesterolemic, cardiotonic, hypotensive, stomachic, vasodilator. It contains several medically active constituents including flavonoids and organic acids. It has been shown to lower blood cholesterol levels and to improve blood circulation. more...