Information for Pinus roxburghii

Approximately 14.00 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.

Pinus roxburghii - 100  seeds for 17 Euros
Pinus roxburghii - 1000  seeds for 20 Euros
Pinus roxburghii - 10000  seeds for 96 Euros
Pinus roxburghii - 100000  seeds for 1800 Euros

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 2085
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:9
Type of plant - evergreen tree
Fruit: cones to 24x8cm....(germ. 2-4 weeks, no strat.)
Foliage: to 40cm.x1mm., in 3s
Height in meters: 50
Pinus roxburghii seeds may be subject to seasonal availability

Synonyms (alternative names) for Pinus roxburghii: Pinus longifolia, 

Common names for Pinus roxburghii: Chir Pine,  Emodi Pine,  Emodikiefer,  Himalayan Longleaf,  Indian Longleaf Pine,  Long Leaved Indian Pine,  Long-Leaf Indian Pine,  Salli,  Sarala,  Tjirden, 

Pinus roxburghii is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
30:   Exotic and Other Fruit and Nut Tree and Shrub List
38:   Indian Native and Introduced Plants
157:   Conifer Seed List
192:   Tropical Commercial Selection Trees Shrubs and Flowers
560:  Pinaceae
699:   Ayurvedic Medicinal Herbs
952:   Wholesale Selection

Germination guide
Pinus roxburghii seeds will usually germinate in 30-60 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Pinus roxburghii 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".

Soak seed (Pre-chill for 6 weeks)

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