Author Topic: seed stratification  (Read 938 times)

Jason E

  • Sr. Forum Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 269
  • Thanked: 1 times
  • Woodworker, Bonsai Junkie
seed stratification
« on: April 16, 2012, 08:49 PM »
Just recieved some black pine seeds hoping to get them started this year. Packet says I can warm stratify for 60 days, that will put me @ mid june to sow. think this will be to late? any advise?
thanks, Jason
 

John Kirby

  • Hero Forum Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 2216
  • Thanked: 16 times
  • I really need an opposable thumb...
Re: seed stratification
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2012, 11:57 PM »
Japanese Black Pine- one week cold stratification if moist sphagnum in the Fridge. The plant out. The cold moist stratification gets them to all "pop at once". Good luck. Try treeshrubseeds.com for seed handling info.
 

Jason E

  • Sr. Forum Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 269
  • Thanked: 1 times
  • Woodworker, Bonsai Junkie
Re: seed stratification
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2012, 10:23 AM »
Thanks John.