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Mature Height: 30 feet
This small, rounded, flowering tree produces an ornamental fruit and can be used as an effective barrier due to its thorny nature. Its habit is quite dense with horizontal branches covered in 2-inch-long thorns. White flowers with pink anthers. Shiny dark green leaves turning reddish purple or brownish purple in fall. Deep red 1/2-inch fruit. An American native and good Bonsai candidate.
How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: Warm stratify for 120 days, cold stratify for 120 days
Germination: Sow seed 3/8 inch deep , tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Other: Natural fall sowing in mulched beds
Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 40 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.
If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.