Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 30 days
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Other: seed can be treated with Captan (4 tablespoons/gallon of water) during stratification to prevent fungal problems
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