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Du Zhong Gutta-percha Hardy Rubber Tree (Eucommia ulmoides)

Du Zhong Gutta-percha Hardy Rubber Tree (Eucommia ulmoides)

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You will get 12 seeds of Eucommia ulmoides, DU ZHONG GUTTA-PERCHA HARDY RUBBER TREE for planting.

Eucommia ulmoides, also known as Du Zhong or the Hardy Rubber Tree, is a small tree native to China that is widely cultivated for its bark, which holds great value in Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is known for its high latex content in both the leaves and stems and its ability to tolerate urban conditions. Du Zhong is highly regarded in Chinese herbalism for its tonic properties for the kidneys and liver, and it has been shown to reduce high blood pressure in a clinical trial.

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 12 hours

Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days

Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

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