Snowbell Tree Seeds - Heirloom Untreated NON-GMO From Canada

Snowbell Tree Seeds

(Styrax japonica) Zones 5 - 8. Deciduous. 

Japanese Snowbell is a wonderfully fragrant tree, reaching 20 feet in height and bearing clusters of small white flowers. We first discovered this plant while visiting Vancouver. We smelled it before we saw it and our noses led us to something beautiful!


Cold Hardiness: Zones 5 - 8

Edible: No.

SizeSmall tree.

Growth RateMedium - Fast

Nitrogen Fixer: No

Native Plant: No.

Germination: 60 - 80%

Sun requirements: Full Sun to partial shade.

Soil Requirements: Rich, slightly acidic soil. Medium moisture.



For best results, sow seeds outdoors in late Spring, seeds will germinate the following Spring.  If sowing indoors...

SEED PRETREATMENT: Soak seeds in water for 24 hours. Mix seeds with a moistened grow medium 4x the seed volume. Place in a plastic bag, covered tray/cells or container.

STRATIFICATION: After soaking seeds, start 90 days warm/moist (18°C), the top of your fridge is a good spot for this. Monitor for mold. Next,120 days cold/moist (5°C), in your fridge is a good spot for this. Inspect periodically for even moisture.

POST-STRATIFICATION: Sow stratified seeds 3/8” deep, ideally in a peat/perlite mix. Alternating soil temperatures during the day (30°C) and night (20°C) can aid germination. Water evenly and regularly.

GERMINATION: When all previously mentioned requirements are fulfilled, germination generally occurs in 30-90 days.

How To Start Your Tree Seeds

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Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Mi'kma'ki / Nova Scotia.

  • $7.99

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