Carolina Allspice Seeds,flowers have a beautiful mild spicy fragrance.

$ 4.83
SKU P7238S
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Calycanthus ( sweetshrub ) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Calycanthaceae , endemic to North America . The genus includes two to four species depending on taxonomic interpretation; two are accepted by the Flora of North America .
The flowers have a beautiful mild spicy fragrance.
* Leaves contain small quantities of camphor. They can be used as an insect repellent, perfume and disinfectant.
* All parts of the plant are richly fragrant. The flowers have a refreshing scent of ripe apples. The wood, leaves and roots smell strongly of camphor, whilst the bark smells like cinnamon.
* Stored seed requires between 3 weeks and 3 months cold stratification before sowing in the spring.
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: 60 days cold strat may be enough.

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