Leycesteria formosa Seeds -Himalayan Honeysuckle,Flowering Nutmeg, Tropical Shub
- Leycesteria formosa Plant
- Leycesteria formosa is a deciduous shrub in the family Caprifoliaceae, native to the Himalaya and southwestern China.
Himalayan Honeysuckle, Flowering Nutmeg, Himalayan Nutmeg, Pheasant Berry Leycesteria formosa
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 120 days.
Germination: can be sown outdoors in the fall for spring germination, sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, keep moist, mulch the seed bed.
Other: Germination tends to be slow, Germinates faster in warmer temperatures.