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This permit can be obtained free of charge through the APHIS-USDA website.
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'Kai-Fu' Amur Tree Lilac Seed

    Description

    Latin Name: Syringa reticulata ssp. amurensis

    DESCRIPTION

    Family: Oleaceae

    Native Range: Southeast Siberian and Northeast China in the Amur River Region

    Seed Source: Improved seed strain growing at Indian Head, Saskatchewan. 

    Height and Spread: 7m x 6m 

    Overview: The 'Kai-Fu' seed strain originates from trees grown from seeds collected in Northeast China. The parent tree has a multitude of creamy-white fragrant flowers blooming in July. It is a small multi-stemmed tree. The seed strain is named in honour of Xaing Kai-Fu a Chinese colleague who assisted with a 1991 Canadian seed collection expedition to Northeast China.

    Fruit: Seed ripens in a capsule in late summer.

    Average number of seeds/packet: 200

    SEED TREATMENT / SOWING

    Stratification: Pre-soak seed for 24 hours then stratify in moist sand (10 percent moisture) for 90 days at 5°C.

    Ideal sowing time: Non-pretreated seed outdoors in September (will germinate the following spring) or stratified seed in spring.

    Sowing instructions: Sow 1.5 cm deep, 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse - sow 3 seeds per cell.

    Growing conditions: The 'Kai-Fu' seed strain is adapted to most soils and is hardy to zone 3.

    AGROFORESTRY VALUE

    'Kai-Fu' Amur tree lilac is best for landscape and street planting The dense growth habit is well suited for providing wind and snow protection. It provides excellent cover and habitat for songbirds and small mammals. Lilac species are rated excellent for pollen availability. The attractive white blooms add fragrance and beauty to plantings.

     

    'Kai-Fu' Amur Tree Lilac Seed

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      Latin Name: Syringa reticulata ssp. amurensis DESCRIPTION Family: Oleaceae Native Range: Southeast Siberian and Northeast China in the Amur River Region Seed Source:... Read more

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        Description

        Latin Name: Syringa reticulata ssp. amurensis

        DESCRIPTION

        Family: Oleaceae

        Native Range: Southeast Siberian and Northeast China in the Amur River Region

        Seed Source: Improved seed strain growing at Indian Head, Saskatchewan. 

        Height and Spread: 7m x 6m 

        Overview: The 'Kai-Fu' seed strain originates from trees grown from seeds collected in Northeast China. The parent tree has a multitude of creamy-white fragrant flowers blooming in July. It is a small multi-stemmed tree. The seed strain is named in honour of Xaing Kai-Fu a Chinese colleague who assisted with a 1991 Canadian seed collection expedition to Northeast China.

        Fruit: Seed ripens in a capsule in late summer.

        Average number of seeds/packet: 200

        SEED TREATMENT / SOWING

        Stratification: Pre-soak seed for 24 hours then stratify in moist sand (10 percent moisture) for 90 days at 5°C.

        Ideal sowing time: Non-pretreated seed outdoors in September (will germinate the following spring) or stratified seed in spring.

        Sowing instructions: Sow 1.5 cm deep, 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse - sow 3 seeds per cell.

        Growing conditions: The 'Kai-Fu' seed strain is adapted to most soils and is hardy to zone 3.

        AGROFORESTRY VALUE

        'Kai-Fu' Amur tree lilac is best for landscape and street planting The dense growth habit is well suited for providing wind and snow protection. It provides excellent cover and habitat for songbirds and small mammals. Lilac species are rated excellent for pollen availability. The attractive white blooms add fragrance and beauty to plantings.

         

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