Pearl Bush Seeds

(Exochorda racemosa) Zones 4 - 8. Deciduous, flowering shrub.

Pearl Bush is a wonderful, non-traditional flowering shrub will wow you year, after year with its delicate white flowers. As you can see, flower buds begin as tiny, pearl-like balls (They remind us of mini peonies, before they open.) Beginning in early Spring, this little balls open up into thousands of five-petaled flowers that provide early food for many hungry pollinators. 

Pearl Bush bush grows best in loamy, acidic soil and can do well in both full-sun and lightly shaded areas. 


Cold Hardiness: Zones 4 - 8

Edible: No

SizeMedium Shrub

Growth RateMedium 

Nitrogen Fixer: No

Native Plant: No

Germination: 80 - 90%

Sun Requirements: Full Sun - partial shade

Soil Preference: Prefers, moist well draining, acidic soil. Protect from wind. Roots like to be cool, so mulch for Summer.



- Soak Seeds 24 hrs. Follow with 90 days cold, moist stratification. For more information on stratification, check out our article "How To Stratify Your Tree Seeds".

*If you are doing the cold period in your fridge, please check on your seeds. 90 days is an estimate & they may sprout sooner.*

- Plant stratified seeds in pots or a nursery bed using standard potting soil. Heat mats are NOT required & can hinder germination!

- Protect young tree seedlings from slugs, cutworms & rodents. Slugs especially can eat primary leaves as soon as they come up, so be vigilant! 

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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