linden tree question

kunde001 at maroon.tc.umn.edu kunde001 at maroon.tc.umn.edu
Fri Jun 23 12:03:10 EST 1995


On 22 Jun 1995 12:42:11 -0700, 
wagner diane  <axawage at UX1.CSO.UIUC.EDU> wrote:

>I have tried (unsuccessfully) to plant linden trees from seed and to 
>transplant seedlings from around a large tree.  I have sought advice from our
>county ag. extension office, but it's not working.  Can anyone please tell 
>me what I might be doing wrong?  In both instances I used a 
>vermiculite/potting soil mix.  Thanks for any help you can give me.
>
In M. Dirr's "Manual of Woody Landscape Plants" the author suggests 
scarification followed by three months stratification in moist medium at 
34-38 degrees.  Select seeds before bracts and seed turn brown.  Good luck

Steve




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