Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 30 days
Germination: sow seed 1/4 deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
In a Nutshell:
* Ideal for a wide variety crafts uses. Can be painted or scented.
* Cones are naturally imperfect, beautifully crafted by nature, made in the USA.
* Keep out of hands of small children
* Natural from forest, no chemicals or preservatives applied.
* Did You Know?
For littler critters, these trees – or more specifically, their seed-filled cones – are a vital food source. more...
Bring nature in with these unique pine cones from the mighty Douglas Fir Tree. They are soft, small cones very easy to work with and make beautiful home decor in centerpieces or on mantels. The common name honors David Douglas, a Scottish botanist and collector who first reported the extraordinary nature and potential of the species, second-tallest conifer in the world (after coastal redwood ) these ancient giants can grow to over 85 metres (278 feet) tall. That’s more than 25 stories high! The reason for the oddly hyphenated common name of Douglas-fir is that these evergreen trees actually aren’t fir trees at all. Their scientific name,Pseudotsuga menziesii, literally labels this tree species as a ‘false’ (pseudo) ‘fir’ (tsuga). Gotta love that Latin