Cornelian Cherry (Cornus mass) is a small shrub that blooms very early late winter. Lovely in urban settings. The ripe fruit can be made into jams, wine or bottled. Tastes similar to plum.
Early flowers for pollinators.
More information on the Cornelian Cherry here : Cornus mas - Wikipedia
Zone 5, may be hardier with selections from hardy seedlings.
Scarify seeds and soak overnight. Warm moist for 2-3 months, then cold moist for 2-3 months before sowing out in pots for germination.
12 seeds @ $9.95
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