Nemopanthus mucronatus


Common Name: mountain holly
Plant Type:Shrubs
Light (original): sun to light shade
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:4-8 feet
Width:3-6 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Wetland
Soil Type:moist to wet, acidic
Soil Moisture:Mesic, Wet
Seed Ripens:summer
USDA Zones:3-6
Flower Colour:greenish white
Bloom Time:spring
Germination:Seed needs a period of warm, moist stratification followed by cold stratification and will germinate after being shifted back to warm, for example 70°-40°-70°F.
Seed will not germinate in presence of chemical inhibitors.
Germination Notes:Collect the fruits and blender-clean or macerate and ferment. Seeds need a long warm period followed by cold, so they may not germinate until the second spring, even if you sow immediately after collecting them.