Scarification: Pour boiling water over seed , let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Other: if boiling water treatment does not allow seed to imbibe, sulfuric acid treatment is required| fall sowing in mulched beds is prefered to artificial stratification
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