Woodland Elaeocarpus Elaeocarpus sylvestris - Elaeocarpus decipiens

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Elaeocarpus sylvestris

Family:

Elaeocarpaceae

Genus:

Elaeocarpus

Species:

sylvestris

Common Name:

Woodland Elaeocarpus

Seeds Per Pound:
2,179
Quantity:
0.52 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
10
Germination:
71%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
30-40 feet
Collection Locale:
China
Crop Year:
2013
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
8
In Stock: 0.52 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
1 oz
14.95
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: warm stratify for 120 days, cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: Sow seed 1/4 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* The woodland elaeocarpus is found in China (Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang), Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam (Indochina).
* The fruits of the woodland elaeocarpus are edible. The oil from the seeds may be processed into soap or lubricants.
* This species contains the gallotannin 1,2,3,4,6-penta-O-galloyl-beta-D-glucose, a compound that may be used in radioprotection.
* The wood does not resist water, so it is not considered good timber, but it is used for growing shiitake mushrooms. more...