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Germination of

Carpinus turczaninowii

Korean Hornbeam Bonsai Tree: Carpinus turczaninovii, Korean Hornbeam

Carpinus turczaninowii

Carpinus turczaninowii (Turczaninow's Hornbeam): To germinate Turczaninow's Hornbeam seeds, start by soaking them in cool water for 24-48 hours. After soaking, plant the seeds in a well-draining soil mix, covering them with 1-2 inches of soil. Keep the container in a cool, bright location with partial shade. Keep the soil moist but not overly wet. Germination can be slow and irregular, ranging from 2-6 weeks or longer.

Some of plants may have very have specific germination requirements that may not be covered in these general instructions. 

Many seeds require pre-treatment before sowing which we try to list here when we can, but this information may not be present here.  Germination times and germination temperatures are to be a guide only.  Many factors can DRASTICALLY affect this.


It's always a good idea to research the specific germination requirements from multiple sources for each plant before attempting to grow them from seed.

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