University of Florida

Torreya taxifolia

Common name(s): Florida Torreya, Stinking Cedar, Gopher-Wood Tree

Plant type: evergreen medium tree
Primary method of propagation: seed

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: Autumn
Time of year to sow seed: Summer
Seed treatment: stratify 40 degrees F in sand 3 months.
Time required for germination: 24-32 weeks
Comment: Seeds require a long after-ripening period begore germination.