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Chinese Coffee Tree, Soap Tree, Yunnan Bean (Gymnocladus chinensis)

Chinese Coffee Tree, Soap Tree, Yunnan Bean (Gymnocladus chinensis)

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You will get 7 seeds of Gymnocladus chinensis, CHINESE COFFEE TREE, SOAP TREE, YUNNAN BEAN for planting.


The Gymnocladus chinensis, also known as the Chinese Coffee Tree, is a rare and beautiful tree with substantial branches and doubly compound leaves. It produces thick, flat pods in October that are high in saponins and can be used as a natural soap. Additionally, the wood of this tree is hard and durable, making it ideal for cabinet making.


Scarification: file or sand through the outer seed coat, or Soak in sulfuric or nitric acid for 25 minutes and wash under cold water for 10-15 minutes.


Stratification: none required


Germination: sow 1" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed


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