Information for Prunus armeniaca

Approximately 0.30 seeds per gram
seed-counts are only a guide, not to be used for accurate calculations.

Prunus armeniaca - 250  gram for 36 Euros

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 407388
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:5
Type of plant - tree
Fruit: -5cm. long, glob.-ovoid, YELLOW or ORANGE
Foliage: -12cm., orb.-ov., serr.
Height in meters: 10
Parts of Prunus armeniaca are considered toxic.

Synonyms (alternative names) for Prunus armeniaca: Amygdalus armeniaca,  Armeniaca vulgaris,  Prunus armeniaca var. vulgaris, 

Common names for Prunus armeniaca: (tox:seeds CGs (HCN)),  (tox:WHO Ib),  Abricotier,  Albaricoque,  Apricot,  Aprikose,  Aprikosenbaum,  Damasco,  Damasqueiro,  Damasquino,  Marille,  Siberian Apricot,  Xing, 

Prunus armeniaca is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
29:   Temperate Forest and Woodland Tree and Shrub Seed List
30:   Exotic and Other Fruit and Nut Tree and Shrub List
51:   Chinese Native and Introduced Plants
131:   Toxic Plants
161:   Edible Flowers
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
597:  Rosaceae
720:   Fire Resistant Plants

Germination guide
Prunus armeniaca seeds will usually germinate in 120-365 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow seeds about 2mm deep in a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 22C.

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 overnight (Pre-chill for 4 months)

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