Information for Cercis siliquastrum

Approximately 12.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.

Cercis siliquastrum - 1  packet for 8 Euros
Cercis siliquastrum - 10  gram for 10 Euros
Cercis siliquastrum - 100  seeds for 15 Euros
Cercis siliquastrum - 100  gram for 16 Euros
Cercis siliquastrum - 1000  seeds for 31 Euros
Cercis siliquastrum - 1000  gram for 72 Euros
Cercis siliquastrum - 10000  seeds for 139 Euros

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 599
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:6
Type of plant - shrub to tree
Flower: ROSE to MAGENTA, 1.8cm. dia., 3-6, oft. profuse, edible
Fruit: pods PURPLE..............(scarify - hot water soak)
Foliage: to 10x12cm., ren.-cord...good on alkaline soil
Height in meters: 10

Common names for Cercis siliquastrum: Arbor del Amor,  Erguvan,  Judas Tree,  Judasohrbaum,  Judino Drvo,  Lovetree, 

Cercis siliquastrum is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
29:   Temperate Forest and Woodland Tree and Shrub Seed List
42:   Croatian Native and Introduced Plants
46:   Mediterranean Natives and Introduced Plant Seeds
55:   Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds
57:   Arid and Dry Condition Plant Seed List
60:   Economic Timber Trees
83:   Vegetable Seed List
160:   Salad Vegetable Seed List
161:   Edible Flowers
190:   Trees and Shrubs For Mediterranean Climates
282:  Caesalpiniaceae
389:  Fabaceae
711:  Leguminosae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants
952:   Wholesale Selection

Germination guide
Cercis siliquastrum seeds will usually germinate in 30-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow seeds about 1mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 22C.

Soak in hand hot water then Pre-chill for 2-3 months.

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