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Winter hardy / Spice Bush (Calycanthus floridus)

Spice Bush (Calycanthus floridus)
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Hardy bush with reddish-brown flowers which spread a melon-like fragrance. Other parts of the plant also spread a wonderful scent.

Expected processing time

2 days

€ 4,00
Price per 5 seeds


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Common name:
Spice bush / Melon tree / Sweet shrub

North America

The spice bush or melon tree proves to be a great addition to your garden. The bush can reach a height of 3 meters, is fully hardy and produces a lot of brownish-red flowers. The flowers spread a fragrance that resembles to melon, but is sometimes also associated with pineapple, strawberry or banana. Other parts of the plant also spread scents that smell like spices. In any case, the plant bursts with odours which can be smelled throughout the entire garden. In addition, it’s a very primitive plant: the flowers belong to the first species of evolution. Provide a sunny spot.

Germination instructions:
Sow the seeds in sowing mix and first put the whole in the fridge for 3 to 12 weeks. Keep the soil constantly moist. Then let them germinate at 15-20 degC, Germination can occur after 1 to 6 months.

Sowing time:
November - June

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Davidboaz - 21-07-2018 12:23

Kiemde binnen 10 dagen (in juli 2018).

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