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Growing Ziziphus mucronata Buffalo Thorn

Posted by cjhin Johannesburg (My Page) on
Wed, Nov 5, 03 at 2:55

Hi

Has anyone propogated the Buffalo Thorn, Ziziphus mucronata?All my sources do not specify whether to plant the seed in the fruit or to remove the seeds from the fruit. Any advice?

Charles


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RE: Growing Ziziphus mucronata Buffalo Thorn

Crack open the fruit carefully so as not to damage the seeds inside. A normal nutcracker works and remove the seed then cover with boiling water allow to cool soak for two days and then sow. They germinate very quickly. Plus minus one week.


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RE: Growing Ziziphus mucronata Buffalo Thorn

I cracked mine with a hammer while holding it with some pliers...I put in water for a few days & planted it..In a couple of weeks a nice plant came up...Thad


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RE: Growing Ziziphus mucronata Buffalo Thorn

  • Posted by cjhin Gauteng ZA (My Page) on
    Thu, Jan 22, 04 at 2:07

Hi

Thanks. Done it. Will see what happens.


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