How to grow Linden tree from seeds (Tilia) 椴樹種子孵法
Linden flowers (Tilia) are quite fragrant.
Linden seedling. (Tilia) 椴樹實生苗.
Linden seeds germination. (Tilia) 椴樹種子發芽.
1.Clean seeds, sanitize the growing soil or medium.
2.Prepare pot or container fill with soil or medium. Moist the soil then place the seeds on top of soil, do not cover the seeds. Cover the pot or container with re-sealable bag or clear plastic bag and then store in the fridge.
3.Check and open once a week for air circulation. About 3-6 months seeds will germinate.
4.Pick the seeds out to pot them individually after once they are growing. Grow the seedlings partial shade location with good air flow and keep soil moist.
4.出芽後1個種子單獨一小盆為佳. 置於半日照通風處生長. 要保持一定濕度.
5.Apply light organic fertilizer after seedlings have 6 leaves. Change to full sun location.
*Because Linden tree do not produce lots of viable seed, under 8%. So there are not too many seedlings you can find under the tree. Many thought their seeds require 3-5 years of germination period.
*此種樹種子雖多,有胚的有效種子卻比率相當少,低於8%. 再加上自然環境下能發芽的很少. 所以有人誤以為要3-5年才會發芽.Once they are germinated, they grow fast without any special care! Small flowers but so many of them with strong nice fragrance. Linden trees flower in late spring to early summer. Great food source for bees. — My family and I have tasted Linden honey, nice flavour!但是一旦發芽後卻長得很快,容易栽種,不需怎樣特別的照顧. 花小而多有強香. 春末夏初開花,花開滿樹是很好的蜜源. –我嚐過的椴花蜜有很特別的滋味,家人都非常喜歡.