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'Reay' Nannyberry Seed

Description

Latin Name: Viburnum lentago

DESCRIPTION

Family: Caprifoliaceae

Native Range: Southern Canada and the northern United States west to Eastern Saskatchewan.

Seed Source: Natural stand growing near Thunderhill, Manitoba.

Height and Spread: 4m x 2m (10 years) 

Overview: The ‘Reay’ seed strain has proven to be well adapted for tree planting in the Canadian prairies. It is a composite of selected parent trees from natural stands. The seed strain is named in honour of John Reay, a tree planting inspector at the Forest Nursery Station from 1914 to 1924.

Fruits: Bluish-black drupe, 8-12 mm long with thin sweet edible flesh. 

Average number of seeds/packet: 150

SEED TREATMENT / SOWING

Stratification: Pre-soak seed for 24 hours then stratify in moist sand (10 % moisture) for 180 days at 20oC followed by 90 days at 5oC.

Ideal sowing time: Non-treated seed in summer (will germinate the following spring) or stratified seed in spring.

Sowing instructions:  Outdoor seedbed - Sow 1.5 cm deep and 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse - sow 2 seeds per cell 1 cm deep.

Growing conditions: Grows in full sunlight and shade. It is extremely hardy and prefers moist soils. It will colonize a site with root suckers.

AGROFORESTRY VALUE

'Reay' nannyberry is an excellent choice for windbreaks, EcoBuffers, and wildlife habitat plantings. This seed strain was developed specifically for agroforestry planting. Nannyberry stabilizes eroding soil and provides wildlife valuable cover. It produces nutritious sweet berries.

'Reay' Nannyberry Seed

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Latin Name: Viburnum lentago DESCRIPTION Family: Caprifoliaceae Native Range: Southern Canada and the northern United States west to Eastern Saskatchewan. Seed Source:... Read more

$19.00

    Description

    Latin Name: Viburnum lentago

    DESCRIPTION

    Family: Caprifoliaceae

    Native Range: Southern Canada and the northern United States west to Eastern Saskatchewan.

    Seed Source: Natural stand growing near Thunderhill, Manitoba.

    Height and Spread: 4m x 2m (10 years) 

    Overview: The ‘Reay’ seed strain has proven to be well adapted for tree planting in the Canadian prairies. It is a composite of selected parent trees from natural stands. The seed strain is named in honour of John Reay, a tree planting inspector at the Forest Nursery Station from 1914 to 1924.

    Fruits: Bluish-black drupe, 8-12 mm long with thin sweet edible flesh. 

    Average number of seeds/packet: 150

    SEED TREATMENT / SOWING

    Stratification: Pre-soak seed for 24 hours then stratify in moist sand (10 % moisture) for 180 days at 20oC followed by 90 days at 5oC.

    Ideal sowing time: Non-treated seed in summer (will germinate the following spring) or stratified seed in spring.

    Sowing instructions:  Outdoor seedbed - Sow 1.5 cm deep and 50 seeds/meter; Greenhouse - sow 2 seeds per cell 1 cm deep.

    Growing conditions: Grows in full sunlight and shade. It is extremely hardy and prefers moist soils. It will colonize a site with root suckers.

    AGROFORESTRY VALUE

    'Reay' nannyberry is an excellent choice for windbreaks, EcoBuffers, and wildlife habitat plantings. This seed strain was developed specifically for agroforestry planting. Nannyberry stabilizes eroding soil and provides wildlife valuable cover. It produces nutritious sweet berries.

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