Approximately 12.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.
B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:5
Type of plant - deciduous tree
Flower: ORANGE to CRIMSON, to 4cm. dia., before lvs.
Fruit: YELLOW, 2.5-4cm. dia., edible (stratify seed)
Foliage: obov. to 5cm. long, serrated
Height in meters: 1-2
Common names for Chaenomeles japonica svs:
Chaenomeles japonica svs
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
11: Bonsai Seed List (Hardy and Tender)
29: Temperate Forest and Woodland Tree and Shrub Seed List
30: Exotic and Other Fruit and Nut Tree and Shrub List
43: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
50: Japanese Native and Introduced Plants
185: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
952: Wholesale Selection
Chaenomeles japonica svs seeds will usually germinate in 70-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Chaenomeles japonica svs seeds on the surface of a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 15°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 7-10 weeks).