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Portia Tree (Thespesia populnea)

Portia Tree (Thespesia populnea)

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You will get 8 seeds of Thespesia populnea, PORTIA TREE for planting.

The Portia Tree, also known as Thespesia populnea, is a flowering plant that can be found in coastal areas around the world. It is a small tree or shrub that can reach a height of 6-10m and prefers neutral soils with a pH of 6-7.4. While it may have originated in India, it is thought to have been spread by early Polynesians for its useful wood and bast fibers.

Scarification: Germination can be difficult due to the hard seed coat, and is improved by scarification with a knife or sandpaper.

Stratification: none required

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

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