Cape Jasmine Seeds,(Gardenia jasminoides) fragrant Exotic Shrub - open pollinate
Gardenia jasminoides, is an evergreen flowering plant of the family Rubiaceae. It originated in Asia and is most commonly found growing wild in Vietnam, Southern China, Taiwan, Japan, Myanmar and India.s
(Cape Jasmine, Zhi-zi)
Low-growing evergreen shrub native to and and hardy to 30 degrees F (-1.1 degrees C) . Cultivated worldwide for its waxy, delightfully fragrant blossoms, Gardenia is best planted outdoors in the south and kept as a container plant in the northern states. The fruits are used in Chinese medicine, considered one of the herbs that drains heat and resolves toxicity. The flowers are used to flavor tea. Plant prefers part shade to full sun and moist, rich, slightly acid soil. Sow in spring.
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, lightly mulch the seed bed.
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