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Seeds of Yellow Acacia - Caragana Arborescens - 20 Grams/0.7 Oz Pack

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The main melliferous shrubs from which bees taking bribes in late spring. Widespread in the wild, mainly in the taiga zone of Western Siberia. In smaller amounts it occurs in forest-steppe zone, pine forests, river valleys. Cultivated in towns as an ornamental shrub used for hedges, in field protective forest belts. Often used for the casing of the apiaries. Also used for land reclamation, as a soil improving and fixing Sands and the slopes of ravines shrub. Acacia blooms in late may - early June for 13 to 15 days. But in mountain-taiga zone flowering is stretched to 18 to 20 days, as on the southern slopes it blooms earlier and later in the North. Nectar productivity of this shrub is very high. Bees visit its fine from morning till evening. Beekeepers usually use acacia honey for feeding bees, because after flowering acacia in Western Siberia often observed poor periods due to the lack of good bee plants, or cold snaps and winds. The yellow acacia is a plant of the main bribe. Since its flowering time is well enhanced bee colony.  Acacia grows equally well in Northern and middle belt and in the southern steppes, and the extremely undemanding to the soil. Easier and best of all it is propagated by seeds, which are sown or the place of permanent growth or pre-ridge kennel. Planting produce in the fall or spring. The seeds are buried to a depth of 0.8 in. Seedlings emerge quickly and already in the first year, even on ordinary soils, grows 1 - 2 ft. After 2 years, the plantlets can be planted to the place of permanent growth. When spring sowing seeds pre-stratified for 2 to 4 months. At 20 grams contains more than 700 seeds.