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Name: vonda
Status: other
Grade: 9-12
Location: NC
Country: N/A
Date: 7/13/2005

Strong winds blew a lot of tulip poplar seed pods down some still attached to the branches, what I need to know,. Is the whole pod the seed or is the seed or seeds inside the pods? And if they will still grow if planted. And how deep do you plant the seeds. Now this happened in july.

The seeds are within the pods. The following should be helpful:

Anthony Brach Ph.D.

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