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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.
http://forestry.about.com/od/plantingandreforestation/a/seed_guide.htm
Tree Seed Germination - Tree Seeds and Proper Germination
Some trees can easily be grown from seed but, for some trees, it may be much quicker and easier to propagate them from cuttings. Seed propagation can be a ...
http://forestry.about.com/od/treeplanting/qt/tree_seed.htm
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 ...
http://forestry.about.com/od/treeplanting/qt/seed_pine.htm
How to Sprout Palm Trees From Seed, Step by Step - Houseplants
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.
http://houseplants.about.com/od/propagatingyourplants/a/How-To-Sprout-Palm-Trees-From-Seed.htm
Germinating and Propagating Tree Seed - Forestry - About.com
Find out more on how tree seeds are collected, how the seeds are prepared for germination and how they are planted in a nursery bed.
http://forestry.about.com/od/tree_seed/
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 ...
http://forestry.about.com/od/treeplanting/qt/seed_hickory.htm
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 (70F).
http://forestry.about.com/od/treeplanting/qt/seed_beech.htm
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  ...
http://forestry.about.com/od/treeplanting/qt/scarification.htm
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.
http://forestry.about.com/od/treeplanting/qt/stratification.htm
Propagate Persimmon Tree Seed - Forestry - About.com
Natural germination of common persimmon usually occurs in April or May, but 2- to 3-year delays have been observed. The main cause of the delay is a seed ...
http://forestry.about.com/od/treeplanting/qt/seed_persimmon.htm
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