Yumberry, Yang-mei Myrica rubra

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Myrica rubra

Family:

MYRICACEAE

Genus:

Myrica

Species:

rubra

Common Name:

Yumberry, Yang-mei

Seeds Per Pound:
1,811
Quantity:
5.96 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
18
Germination:
71%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
30-60 feet
Collection Locale:
Zhejiang province, China
Crop Year:
2013
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
8
In Stock: 5.96 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
5.95
1 oz
13.49
1 lb
94.50
1 kg
174.07
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: seed may start to germinate in cold strat., sow seed 1/8" deep , tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* It is a small to medium-sized evergreen tree growing up to 10–20 m (33–66 ft) high, with smooth gray bark and a uniform spherical to hemispherical crown. more...
* A most unusual bayberry, a small tree with narrow 5" leaves and 1" deep reddish-purple berries, which are edible and are used to make a drink. more...
* The flesh is sweet and very tart. more...
* Native to east Asia. more...
* An extract from fruit called myricerone blocks a receptor for the peptide, endothelin, an important mediator of blood vessel constriction, indicating potential for drug development. more...
* Significant progress has been reported on polyphenols, particularly ellagic acid, tannins and anthocyanins, antioxidant activity, anti-cancer and anti-viral properties. more...
* Besides fresh consumption, the fruits may be dried, canned, soaked in baijiu (Chinese liquor), or fermented into alcoholic beverages. more...