How to grow redbud /eastern redbud from seeds (Cercis Canadensis )加拿大紫荊種子孵法
Not suggesting direct sow method. It will take long time to see the result.
1.Use temperature changing to stimulate seeds:
For 3 days, soak seeds in warm water in day time and at night in fridge in a small re-sealable bag. Repeat this method until seeds germinate, it should be about 1-2 months.
After seeds germinated, put each seed in a small pot with well drained soil or growing medium in partial shade location.
Transplant seedlings to bigger pot when they have 5-6 leaves. Change to full sun location.
白天泡溫水(要換水)3天,晚上睡前裝在小夾鍊袋放冰箱冷藏. 反覆如此直到伸出小白腿再一株一盆假植. 土壤排水要良好,土壤不拘. 約1-2個月內發芽.發芽後先半日照到4-6片本葉後轉全日照.
2.Light sand the seeds and germinate them in warm temperature:
Light sand the seeds with sandpaper or nail clipper built-in file then soak in clean warm water for 3 days.
Put the seeds in a re-sealable bag or container with moist sanitized moss as growing medium, cover and place in warm location. Seeds should germinate in 2 weeks.
Pick the sprouted seeds out to plant in individual small pot in partial shade location.
Transplant the seedlings to bigger pot when they have 4-6 leaves. Full sun.
This pea family beautiful shade tree is very easy to grow. It is OK to grow in a pot if you don’t have big land to grow them. From seed to flower will take 4-6 years.