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Name: Matt S.
Status: other
Age: 40s
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: 12/10/2002


Question:
Last year (spring) while hiking in the Giant Forests of Sequoia National Park I collected some pine trees seeds. These came out of a cone I found on the ground, but were rather large seeds. Two days ago I planted them in little seed pots and have them moist in the house at about 60+ degrees. Should I be doing anything else to ensure their germination? If they germinate, in how many days should I see some plant growth?


Replies:
Perhaps helpful:

http://www.ecoworld.org/Home/Articles2.cfm?TID=30

http://forums.gardenweb.com/forums/load/conif/msg121915437546.html

http://davesgarden.com/t/78348/

Anthony Brach Ph.D



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