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Chinese Honeylocust Soap Bean Pod (Gleditsia sinensis)

Chinese Honeylocust Soap Bean Pod (Gleditsia sinensis)

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You will get 12 seeds of Gleditsia sinensis, CHINESE HONEYLOCUST SOAP BEAN POD for planting.

Gleditsia sinensis, also known as Chinese Honeylocust, Soap Bean, or Soap Pod, has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for over 2000 years. It has various medicinal properties, including potential antitumor and antiallergic activities, antibacterial and anti-HIV properties. In addition to its medicinal uses, Gleditsia sinensis can also be used as a soap substitute and its seeds and young leaves are edible.

Scarification: Pour boiling water over seed , let stand in water for 12 hours; or small numbers of seed , file or sand through the outer seedcoat, let stand in water for 12 hours

Stratification: none required

Germination: sow seed 3/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

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