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Spanish Cedar (Cedrela Odorata) 20+ seeds

Spanish Cedar (Cedrela Odorata) 20+ seeds
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GERMINATION INSTRUCTIONS
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Spanish cedar (Cedrela odorata) is a leaf-bearing tree native to tropical regions of the Western Hemisphere, including the western coast of Mexico, Central American, the West Indies and throughout South America at altitudes of 4,000 feet or less. Spanish cedar wood contains a naturally aromatic resin that repels insects. It is commonly used in the construction of dressers and bureaus in regions where the wood is available. Spanish cedar loses leaves during the dry season or when planted in nutrient-poor soils. The tree grows in areas with a mean temperature range of 64 to 90 degrees. (info source: ehow.com)

Genus - Cedrela
Species - Odorata
Common name - Spanish Cedar
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 9 - 11
Height - 40' / 12 m
Spread - 30-40' / 9 - 12 m
Plant type - Tree
Vegetation type - Deciduous
Exposure - Sun to Partial Shade Light Shade
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - 6.6-7.8 (neutral to mildly alkaline)
Soil type - Clay, Loam, Well drained
Water requirements - Average Water
Landscape uses - Flowers are fragrant, drought-tolerant, suitable for xeriscaping
Germination rate - 75%
Leaf / Flower color - Green / Pale green, Cream Tan

Useful Info
GerminationOptimum germination temperature is 25C.
Soak the seeds for 24 hours in warm water.
Either surface sow the seed and press firmly into soil, or spread the seeds over a towel until they germinate. Germination takes 6-14 days. When they’ve sprouted transplant them to a pot or outdoors with potting compost and water well. Keep moist but not soggy.