Syringa reticulata seed
Here is your chance to get seeds of the Japanese Tree Lilac. This is a wonderful tree as it is a fast growing tree, that gets beautiful green leaves and white blooms that are fragrant. This tree can grow to 25’+ in height. Tree Lilacs are hardy to USDA zone 4, so this plant is tolerant of cold. These great plants would be great for, or to grow on to add to your rare plant collection.
Also known as Syringa Amurensis Japonica. Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun. Tolerates light shade, but best bloom is in full sun. Prefers organically rich, moist, slightly acidic soils with good drainage. Needs good air circulation. Good tolerance for urban conditions. To the extent practicable, promptly remove fadedpanicles before set. Prune as needed immediately after flowering. USDA zones 3-7.
Method 1- Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours Stratification: Warm stratify for 60 days, cold stratify for 60 days Germination: Sow seed 1/16 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Method 2 – Simply giving the seed a 90-day cold stratification may break dormancy.