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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Magnolia tripetala c.s. is cold hardy
USDA Zone:5 -20° to -10°F (-29° to -23.5°C)
|Type of plant - deciduous
Flower or inflorescence:
PINK to RED 15cm. cones, PINK seed
to 50x25cm., oblanceo.
|Magnolia tripetala c.s. seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Common names for Magnolia tripetala c.s.:
|Elkwood, Umbrella Magnolia, Umbrella Tree,|
Magnolia tripetala c.s.
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|We are looking for seeds from this plant, if you know where we can find seeds or would like to be told when we have a source, please let me know.|
|11||: Bonsai Seed List (Hardy and Tender)|
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|40||: Shrub Seed List, Hardy and Tender|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|86||: Natives of U.S.North East|
|89||: Natives of U.S.South East|
|719||: North American Native Ethnobotanicals|
|Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Magnolia tripetala c.s. seeds will usually germinate in 120+ days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Magnolia tripetala c.s. seeds need to be "overwintered" before they will germinate.
Stratification; cold treatment or vernalization. Seeds of some species 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".
Place in frig. for 4 months.