B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Prunus pumila v. depressa is cold hardy
USDA Zone:6 -10° to 0°F (-23.5° to -18°C)
|Type of plant - sub-shrub
Flower or inflorescence:
dk. RED round-ell. 1cm. edible drupe
slender, BLUISH under
|Height, in meters: 0.3
Height, in feet: 0.99
|Prunus pumila v. depressa sales history
Prunus pumila v. depressa
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|9||: Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)|
|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|
|31||: House and Container Plant Seed List|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|45||: Bee and Butterfly Attracting also Honey and Pollen Plant Seeds|
|87||: Natives of Central U.S.A.|
|96||: Canadian Natives Eastern|
|131||: Toxic Plants|
|Some of the deadliest known poisons are found in plants. Some major food plants, eaten by millions of people every day, have toxic parts.|
|169||: Sandy Soil Plant Seed List|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
|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.
Prunus pumila v. depressa seeds will usually germinate in 120-365 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Prunus pumila v. depressa 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".
Soak overnight (Pre-chill for 4 months)