Acer griseum

Germination Tips

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Sow @ 4°C for 3 months, then place @ 20°C for 3 months.

6

Requires scarification. Nick or rub between sheets of sandpaper.  See https://youtu.be/icB9HrqdQqU  Seed coat of Baptisia and Oxytropis and other Fabaceae can be scarified by soaking in boiling water. See http://botanicallyinclined.org/continuing-the-sowing-in-hot-water

7

Requires soaking. Place in warm water until seeds swell, usually 24-48 hours. Discard floaters and the water used for soaking. See https://youtu.be/dhL57pqnHHQ

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This species needs special care as described.
Special Care: 
5% germination, soak 3 weeks in water to remove outer seed coat or pry it off, then slice off small portion of inner seed coat with razor
Most of the seeds in our Germination Guide have been offered from time to time in our annual Seed Exchange (Seedex).