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A Guide to Preparing Tree Seeds for Planting - Forestry - About.com
How to properly collect seed from trees, prepare them for optimum germination and planting to grow a seedling.
Scarification of Tree Seed for Proper Germination - Forestry - About ...
Scarification - The hard protective coating on some tree seed is nature's way of protecting the seed. But hard coats on some hard seeded species actually inhibit ...
Propagate Pine Tree Seed - Forestry - About.com
Seeds of most pines in temperate climates are shed in the autumn and germinate promptly the next spring. Seeds of most pines germinate without treatment, but ...
How to Sprout Palm Trees From Seed, Step by Step
It's best to use fresh palm seeds if possible because they tend to sprout more readily. To test if a palm tree seed is viable, drop it into a bowl of warm water.
Stratification of Tree Seed for Proper Germination - Forestry - About ...
Stratification - Many dormant tree seeds need to be "after-ripened" before they can germinate. This is the most common cause of seeds failing to germinate.
Propagate Beech Tree Seed - Forestry - About.com
Seeds of beech can be stored for at least 6 years without loss of viability by first drying the seeds to a moisture content of 8 to 10% at room temperature (70°F).
Propagate Hickory Tree Seed - Forestry - About.com
The hickory tree nut is generally considered to exhibit embryo dormancy and needs stratification. The common treatment is to stratify the nuts in a moist medium ...
Germinating and Propagating Tree Seed - Forestry - About.com
A tree can reproduce itself either sexually, with seed, or by asexual cell division. Let look at how trees make and disperse seed.
Propagate Elm Tree Seed - Forestry - About.com
Under natural conditions, elm seeds that ripen in the spring usually germinate in the same growing season. Seeds that ripen in the fall germinate in the following ...
Propagate Black Walnut Tree Seed - Forestry - About.com
A walnut is generally considered to exhibit embryo dormancy. The common treatment is to stratify the nuts in a moist medium at 33 to 50 degrees F for two or ...