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Blue Sausage fruit Seeds (Decaisnea fargesii)

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An Overview of Blue Sausage fruit

Blue Sausage Fruit, scientifically known as Decaisnea fargesii, is a unique and exotic fruit-bearing tree native to China.

More to love in Blue Sausage fruit:

The Blue Sausage fruit (Decaisnea fargesii), with its striking blue-green, sausage-shaped pods, not only creates an exotic visual spectacle but also offers practical benefits. From cold tolerance and low maintenance to ornamental foliage, this tree adapts effortlessly to diverse environments. It serves as a conversation starter in gardens, potentially attracting wildlife and providing edible pulp for culinary experimentation. With cultural significance and horticultural rarity, growing Blue Sausage Fruit becomes an exclusive and educational journey, enriching any landscape with its extraordinary charm.

Benefits of Blue Sausage (Decaisnea fargesii)

Blue Sausage fruit, with its captivating sausage-shaped blue-green pods, brings a host of benefits to gardens. Beyond its unique ornamental appeal, this tree thrives in diverse climates, requiring minimal maintenance. The adaptability of its ornamental foliage makes it suitable for various landscaping styles, acting as a striking conversation starter.

How to Sow Seeds and Care for Blue Sausage fruit (Decaisnea fargesii)


Sowing Seeds Indoors

1.1 Timing and Soaking:
- Sow Blue Sausage Fruit seeds indoors in late winter or early spring.
- Soak seeds in water for 24 hours before planting.

1.2 Potting Mix and Planting:
- Use a well-draining potting mix.
- Plant seeds about 1 inch deep in individual pots.

1.3 Germination:
- Provide a warm and moist environment for germination.
- Be patient; germination may take a few weeks.

Transplanting and Outdoor Care

2.1 Timing and Spacing:
- Transplant seedlings outdoors after the last frost.
- Ensure sufficient spacing between seedlings.

2.2 Location and Soil:
- Choose a partial to full shade location.
- Use well-draining soil with organic matter.

2.3 Watering and Pruning:
- Keep soil consistently moist during establishment.
- Conduct formative pruning for shape during the first few years.
- Regularly remove dead or damaged branches.

Maintenance, Harvesting, and Enjoying

3.1 Fertilization and Protection:
- Apply balanced fertilizer in the early years.
- Protect young trees from extreme weather.
- Mulch around the base in late fall.

3.2 Monitoring and Pest Control:
- Regularly inspect for pests and diseases.
- Use natural remedies or organic insecticides if needed.

3.3 Harvesting and Usage:
- Harvest when pods turn blue and feel soft.
- Explore culinary uses for the mildly sweet, edible pulp.

Note: This Overview is intended as a guide only since cultural practices and climatic conditions may vary.


  • Scientific Name: Decaisnea fargesii
  • Growing Season: Typically grows during the spring and summer months.
  • Soil Type: Well-draining soil with organic matter is preferred.
  • Sunlight: Prefers partial to full shade, especially during the hottest part of the day.
  • Kingdom: Plantae
  • Clade: Angiosperms (flowering plants)
  • Order: Ranunculales
  • Family: Lardizabalaceae
  • Genus: Decaisnea
  • Species: fargesii

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