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European Bladdernut (Staphylea pinnata)

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European Bladdernut (Staphylea pinnata)
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Item number
STA02
Group:
Seeds
Seed quantity:
10
Botanical name:
staphylea pinnatastaphylodendron pinnatum
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Description

This bladdernut species is a very rare shrub from Southeast Europe that grows in warm woods. After flowering it forms bubble shaped pods which contain the actual bladder nuts. If these in turn are cracked, they reveal a pea-sized core with an
intense flavour reminiscent of almond and pistachio. Since ancient times the bladdernut is appreciated for those tasty seeds, which are also rumored to have potency enhancing properties.

Seed, content: 10 European bladdernut seeds
Sowing and cultivation:

Hardy shrub growing up to 4 meters high. Can grow in semi-shade or full sun. It requires moist soil. Seeds can be very slow to germinate (maybe one year). This plant is a cold-germinator. The sowing must be kept cold for a period of some weeks (refrigerator) or you sow them in very early spring or autumn.

Details: Plant description & care

Plant family:
staphyleaceae
Plant height approx.:
1–4 m
Root system :
Heart type roots
Flower colour:
White
Flowering period :
JuneMay
Location:
Partially shadySun
Water requirements:
Moderately moist
Lifecycle :
Perennial
Winter hardy up to:
–30 °C

Sowing & cultivation

Sowing time outdoors:
FebruaryMarchOctoberSeptember
Sowing depth:
Needs light to germinate
Best germination temperature :
18 – 20 °CNeeds cold for germination
Planting distance approx.:
3 – 15 m
Main harvest:
OctoberSeptember

Companion planting

Other names

German names:
klappernusspimpernuss

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