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Magnolia Vine Five-Flavor Fruit Schisandra chinensis 20 Seeds

Magnolia Vine Five-Flavor Fruit Schisandra chinensis 20 Seeds

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The Magnolia Vine is a hardy, deciduous vine from Asia that has small, white, magnolia-like flowers and bright red, flavorful clusters of globose fruits. It is grown for its fruits, which are used in traditional medicine and as a seasoning. It is a climbing, perennial, woody vine. It is native to forests of northern Asia, from China to Korea and Japan. Leaves are light or medium green, alternate and with toothed margins. The berries are in long, pendant clusters. it is called the five-flavor fruit because the berries contain the 5 basic flavors, sweet, salty, sour, bitter and spicy. It is called the magnolia vine because the flowers are similar the the flowers of magnolias.

Growing Instructions for the Magnolia Vine

The seeds have a period of dormancy. They can be planted outdoors in the fall or winter for spring germination or they can be cold stratified to simulate winter conditions and to break their dormancy at any time of the year.

  1. Soak the seeds in water for 24 hours. 2. Put the seeds in a ziplock bag. 3. Put the bag in the refrigerator and leave it there for 1 month. 4. The seeds like moist, well-drained soil. Prepare a mixture of half potting soil and half sand, perlite or vermiculite. Put the soil in a pot. 5. Sow the seeds on the soil. 6. Cover the seeds with a layer of soil. 7. Water the soil so that it is moist but not wet. 8. When the seedlings are a few inches tall, they can be transplanted.


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