I live in MN and have collected and planted
ALOT of acorns this fall, in indoor pots. Quite a few were already
sprouting and are now 3-4 inches tall. Will they survive through til
spring and then summer? Or will there need to be a dormancy stage before
next spring? I am afraid of killing them off by putting them outside now
as it gets down to a hard freeze at night. What is the best plan to insure
the highest seedling survival?
Usually plant at the beginning of spring in March, or so.
If you have new seedlings now, perhaps can overwinter in a
sheltered location but survival questionable.
Anthony Brach Ph.D.
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