Nanking Cherry Bush (Prunus tomentosa) Seeds


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Nanking Cherry seeds from 30-year old shrubs, grown without pesticides or artificial fertilizers.
20 seeds per package.

Seeds may be sown in the fall for germination in the spring or stratified seed may be planted in the spring. Stratify the seeds at 33 to 41 F.

Seedlings bloom within 2 to 4 years. Fragrant pinkish-white flowers in the spring. Low water needs, pest resistant, cold and wind hardy. Cherries are sweet/tart. They are great eaten out of hand.  Nanking cherry jelly and syrup are ruby red, tangy/sweet, and unique in flavor. Attractive to birds, not deer.

Prepare soil deeply and widely as possible – 2 x 2 feet in poor soil. Bushes will grow to minimum 8 feet tall by 6 feet wide.

Germination and plant types are not guaranteed because of all the variables in planting, environment, and genetics. Seeds may result in a cherry bush different from the parent plant.

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Weight 1 oz
Dimensions 4 x 6 x 1 in