Trees From Seeds

Don Staples dstaples at livingston.net
Thu Sep 25 10:17:24 EST 1997


Larry Caldwell wrote:

> 
> Some seeds do need to freeze before they will germinate.  If you plant
> them shallow in the fall, they'll find their moment by spring.  This is
> not rocket science.
> 

Experience indicates most hardwood germinate better (in the south) if
refrigerated for at least 30 days prior to planting.  Not freezing, but
refrigerator temperature.  Some pines as well.  kept in moist media
while in the fridge.  Dormancy and all that, dontchaknow.
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