Scarification: Sand lightly or nick with a file, Soak in water, let stand in water for 6 hours
Stratification: none required
Germination: Surface sow and just cover with vermiculite. Sow in temperatures of 70-75F (20-25C). Do not exclude light.
Other: The seed usually germinates in 2 - 4 weeks.
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