Smoke Bush Seeds - Heirloom Untreated NON-GMO From Canada

Smoke Bush Seeds

(Cotinus coggygria) PerennialZones 4-9. Deciduous Shrub. Ornamental.

Here in Nova Scotia, Smoke Bush is a much loved feature in many, many gardens. This versatile beauty does great in both acid and alkaline soils, is drought tolerant and shows off with huge plumes of smoky flowers in mid-late Summer. Smoke Bush grows 10-15 feet in height and shows exquisite, red leaves in Autumn.

 ** Germination: 60 - 80% **



For best results, sow seeds outdoors in Fall, mulch with sawdust. If starting indoors...

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

STRATIFICATION: 90 days warm/moist (13-15°C), a spot out of direct light is good. Monitor for mold. Next, 150 days cold/moist (5°C), in your fridge is a good spot for this. Inspect periodically for even moisture and early germination.

POST-STRATIFICATION: Sow stratified seeds 3/8” deep. Prefers soil temperatures of 20°C for germination. Water regularly and evenly.

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

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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.

  • $5.99

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