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Seattle Tree seeds or fruit

Posted by sasafras z8WA (My Page) on
Sat, Oct 20, 12 at 23:23

I pulled these seeds (they are hard and dry) from a pretty tree while walking in downtown Seattle and hope someone can tell me what the tree might be. I'd like to plant one in the yard.


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RE: Seattle Tree seeds or fruit

The photo's a little dark but they look a lot like the dried fruit of Cornus kousa.

Here is a link that might be useful: Cornus kousa fruit


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RE: Seattle Tree seeds or fruit

  • Posted by bboy USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA (My Page) on
    Sun, Oct 21, 12 at 21:05

When mature plastered with flowerheads, therefore very popular - but often not completely happy with our summer drought. In addition to a moist soil it needs room to develop into a broad vase, 15'-35' tall and wide (bigger after many years) that cannot be whacked back without spoiling its beauty.


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RE: Seattle Tree seeds or fruit

Thanks very much :)


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