Arboquebecium

Magnolia virginiana

Sweetbay Magnolia



5,95 $

Availability

Unavailable for the moment

Hardiness Zone

5a (ref. University of Florida)

Region of Origin

Southeastern United States

Mother Tree located in

Unknown

Seeds Type

Orthodox, that is to say seeds with the capability to withstand desiccation and freezing temperatures (-20°C) and may therefore be conserved for years, if not decades.

For germination, you must...

1. allow TWO MONTHS for seed treatment;
2. subject them to a scarification AND a cold stratification before sowing (follow the steps below in order).

Scarification : Soak the seeds in water at room temperature for 24 hours.
Stratification (cold) : Place the seeds in a bag (Ziploc Slider type) containing slightly premoistened peat moss. Seeds should be surrounded by the latter. Close the bag and place it in cool storage (between 1°C and 5°C) for approximately two months.
Seedlings : Remove the content from the bag and sow the seeds one by one. Bury lightly, less than five millimeters from the soil surface.