Pine Seeds - Korean - (Pinus koraiensis)

Korean Pine (Pinus koraiensis) Evergreen. Zones 4-7. Korean Pine produces HUGE cones, filled with ¾ inch pine nuts! Yummy! Trees begin producing steadily around 10 years old and grows to 50 feet. Needles are a bluish-green. Native to Eastern Asia. 


Cold Hardiness: Zones 4 - 7

Edible: Yes

SizeMedium Tree

Growth RateMedium - Slow

Nitrogen Fixer: No

Native Plant: No

Sun Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Preference: Tolerates a variety of soil, but avoid poor draining, wet places.

Germination:  70 - 90%



SEED PRETREATMENT: Soak seeds in water for 36-48 hours, replace water after 24 hours. Mix seeds with a moistened grow medium equal to 3-4 times seed volume. Place in a plastic bag, covered tray/cells or container.

STRATIFICATION: After soaking seeds, start 60 days warm/moist (20°C), the top of your fridge is a good spot for this. Monitor for mold. Next, 90 days cold/moist (5°C), in your fridge is a good spot for this. Check on your seeds periodically for even moisture.

POST-STRATIFICATION: Sow stratified seeds 1/2” deep. Alternating soil temperatures during the day (30°C) and night (20°C) aids germination. Water evenly and regularly.

GERMINATION: When all previously mentioned requirements are fulfilled, germination generally occurs in 30 days.

Add soil from beneath established pines—inoculates your soil beneficial mycorrhizae!

How To Start Your Tree Seeds

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Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Mi'kma'ki / Nova Scotia.

  • $7.99

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