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Cupressus sempervirens (Stricta)

Mediterranean Cypress

With its very slender, stiffly upright crown, this tree is iconic for regions like Tuscany in Italy and other parts of the Mediterranean and popular around the world in suitable climates in USDA zones 8 and above. Seeds need cold stratification for a month.

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Seeds from this species ...

... are average to germinate and need up to 1 month to sprout.
put the seeds with a wet tissue paper in the fridge for one month. after the month the seeds sprouted. removed from the bag and planted in a mix of perlite and compost in a well lit area.
Submitted on 24/10/2011 by A.Qader Jaffer

... are very easy to germinate and need up to 1 month to sprout.
very easy to germinate,up to one month. seeds need to be brown. white or yellow seeds are not good. soak in water for few days (3-4),change water every day. in 3 years you'll have 1 meter high tree. grows very fast after 2 years. cold hardy to -20 C. maybe even more. it gives mediteranean look to a garden. ;)
Submitted on 29/01/111 by damir brkan

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If you wish to read more on palm cultivation, we highly recommend Ornamental Palm Horticulture by Timothy K. Broschat and Alan W. Meerow, available in our bookshop.

Ratings and comments reflect individual experiences and the views of our visitors. They do not necessarily describe the most appropriate methods, nor are they necessarily valid for all seeds or plants of this species. Germination and plant cultivation success depends on many different factors; nevertheless, these experiences will hopefully aid you in your effort to get the best germination results from our seeds and the best growth results from your plants.

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The Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms

The Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms
by Robert Lee Riffle, Paul Craft, Scott Zona

2nd edition
Completely revised and updated

Hardcover - 528 pages
11 x 8.5 inches

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The Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms is the definitive account of all palms that can be grown for ornamental and economic use. Palms are often underutilized as a result of their unfamiliarity—even to tropical gardeners. To help introduce these valuable plants to a new audience, the authors have exhaustively documented every genus in the palm family.
825 species are described in detail, including cold hardiness, water needs, height, and any special requirements. Generously illustrated with more than 900 photos, including photos of several palm species that have never before appeared in a general encyclopedia, The Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms is as valuable as an identification guide as it is a practical handbook. Interesting snippets of history, ethnobotany, and biology inform the text and make this a lively catalog of these remarkable plants.

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