Name: Chinese Elm Tree Seeds Scientific Name: Ulmus parvifolia Leaf color: green deciduous broadleaf Hardiness zone: 5 through 8 Plant height: 40-60 feet Light requirements: Partial shade to full sun Soil & water preferences Grow well in sandy loam or clay, well-drained, medium wet soils.
1. Scarification: Soak in water for 24 hours
2. stratification: cold stratify for 90 days. Check every two weeks to make sure seeds are moist and that seeds are not molding. if there is a sign of mold, seeds should be soaked in 3:2 parts of water: bleach then rinsed with clean water and put back into cold stratification.
3. germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, pack/tamp the soil, keep moist; don't get the seed too wet during germination or it can rot.