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Planting Tree Seeds In Spring

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Planting Tree Seeds In Spring

You’ve been so patient; your precious tree seeds have been sleeping in the fridge for months. Now, the seasons are changing & it’s time to take those tree babies out of the fridge & watch ‘em grow! In this article we’ve set out to answer all your Spring tree seed questions.

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How to Stratify Tree Seeds in Your Fridge

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How to Stratify Tree Seeds in Your Fridge

When the ground freezes in Winter, you may be left wondering what to do with the tree seeds you haven't yet planted. 

Luckily, there's a simple way to replicate nature's cold snap for your tree seeds indoors, through cold stratification in your refrigerator! 

Cold Stratification is a period of cold which a seed must go through to signal that Winter cold has passed, Spring has come and it's time to wake up and grow. 

Here are the basic steps for fridge stratification, a troubleshooting guide to most common issues, and a few tips for successful tree seed storage and germination!

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