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Posted by JEROME 9 Aug 2011 - 9:42:00 AM

i have discovered this small tree, 2 meters tall, growing on my property. As it is a rare and endangered species i would like to know how to propagate this species. It is flowering now.

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Re: EDITOR 9 Sept 2011 - 11:00:00 AM

Commendable approach. Collecting and sowing the seed would be the way to go. Highest germination rates seem to be achieved by scratching the seed coat (nicking the bottom with a knife or rubbing between sandpaper) then soaking in water, or else just soaking for half a minute in near-boiling water.

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