A broad bushy multi-stemmed shrub with arching branches. Nodding yellow & green clematis like flowers hang in loose clusters in 45 cm long appear in early summer. Thick fleshy steel sky blue finger like fruit clusters ripen by October, just in time for ghoulish Halloween creations this giving its other common name “Dead Man’s Fingers”.
- Seed Count: 15-20
- Collection Date: Oct 2019
- Hardiness Zone: 5-8
- Height and Width: 3m x 4m
- Germination test type: cut
- Family: Lardizabalaceae
How to germinate Decaisnea seeds:
Easy to germinate. Soak seed 24 hours. Sow 6 mm deep. Tamp firm. Cold stratify 30-60 days then expose to 20 C for germination. I’ve had this exceptional seed germination within 30 days after the 24 hour water soak without cold stratification.