Information for Chaenomeles japonica svs

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

Chaenomeles japonica svs - 28  gram for 20 Euros
Chaenomeles japonica svs - 100  gram for 31 Euros
Chaenomeles japonica svs - 113  gram for 52 Euros
Chaenomeles japonica svs - 250  gram for 94 Euros
Chaenomeles japonica svs - 454  gram for 104 Euros
Chaenomeles japonica svs - 500  gram for 109 Euros
Chaenomeles japonica svs - 1000  gram for 208 Euros

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 603
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

Synonyms (alternative names) for Chaenomeles japonica svs: Chaenomeles japonica var. alpi,  Chaenomeles maulei,  Cydonia japonica,  Cydonia lagenaria,  Pyrus japonica,  Pyrus maulei, 

Common names for Chaenomeles japonica svs: Cognassier du japon,  Flowering Quince,  He yuan zi,  Japanese Flowering Quince,  Japanese Quince,  Japanische Quitte,  Japonica,  Marmeleiro-do-Japao,  Maule's Quince,  Membrillero Japones, 

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
597:  Rosaceae
952:   Wholesale Selection

Germination guide
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 15C.

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 4C or 5C 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).

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