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Tungoil Tree (Vernicia fordii)

Tungoil Tree (Vernicia fordii)

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You will get 8 seeds of Vernicia fordii, TUNGOIL TREE for planting.

The Vernicia fordii Tungoil Tree is a small to medium-sized deciduous tree native to southern China, Burma, and northern Vietnam. It is valued for the tung oil derived from its seeds, which is used in various products such as paint, varnish, and wood finish. The tree has been successfully introduced to several countries for oil production, but it is important to note that all parts of the tree are poisonous and it is listed as an invasive species in Florida.

Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 24 hours, repeat process on seed that did not imbibe

Stratification: none required

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

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