Ceanothus americanus


Common Name: New Jersey tea
Plant Type:Shrubs
Light (original): part sun, sun
Light Requirements: Sun
Height:2 to 3 feet
Width:2 to 3 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland Edge
Soil Type:well-drained, acidic
Soil Moisture:Mesic
Seed Ripens:late summer to fall
USDA Zones:4 to 9
Flower Colour:creamy-white panicles
Bloom Time:summer
Comments:Good for dry sites. Flower spike attractive sphere.
Germination:Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Seed requires scarification because of an impermeable seed coat.
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Picture Copyright: Monica Dennis