Magnolia Seeds - Houpu Bark - Heirloom Untreated NON-GMO From Canada

Magnolia Seeds - Houpu Bark

(Magnolia officinalis) Perennial. Zones 6 - 9. Native range—East Asia to West China. Preferred habitat: Full sun, can tolerate partial shade. Important to shelter Magnolias from cold, strong winds. Large creamy white flowers bloom in mid to late spring. Can tolerate atmospheric pollution.



For best results sow seeds outdoors in Fall.  If sowing indoors...

SEED PRETREATMENT: Soak seeds in water for 24 hours. Mix seeds with a moistened grow medium equal to 3-4 times seed volume. Place in a plastic bag, covered tray/cells or container.

STRATIFICATION: 120 days cold/moist (5°C). Place plastic bag with seeds and soil in your refrigerator, preferably in a veggie crisper. Inspect periodically for even moisture.

POST-STRATIFICATION: Sow stratified seeds 1/3” deep, ideally in a peat/perlite mix. Temperature of about 20°C is ideal for germination. Water evenly and regularly.

GERMINATION: When all previously mentioned requirements are fulfilled, germination generally occurs in 35-60 days.


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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