B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:7
Type of plant - deciduous
Foliage: to 1cm.
Height in meters: 25
Common names for Taxodium ascendens Nutans:
Taxodium ascendens Nutans
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
29: Temperate Forest and Woodland Tree and Shrub Seed List
56: Aquatic and Semi aquatic Plant Seeds
89: Natives of U.S.South East
177: Shrubs and Trees For Autumn Colour
Taxodium ascendens Nutans seeds will usually germinate in 14-60 days. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Taxodium ascendens Nutans seeds on the surface of a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 20°C.
Stratification (cold treatment or vernalization) Some seeds need to be overwintered before they will germinate. Some seeds need just a couple of weeks, others 3 months. Seeds can be stratified in dampened peat or sand, in a plastic box or bag at 4°C or 5°C in a refrigerator. The seeds should not be frozen or in a wet medium. Very small seeds can be sown on the surface of their growing medium, in pots sealed in plastic bags, and kept in the 'fridge. Many vernalized seeds need light to germinate when they are sown in the "Spring".
(Pre-chill for 30 days).