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Wildflower seeds pre-treated?

Posted by sunflowers1000 Utah (My Page) on
Sun, Apr 26, 09 at 17:43

I read that wildflower seeds must go through a period of cold in order to germinate. We are unable to plant until early May. Do any seed companies sell wildflower seed that they have already pre-treated by subjecting the seeds to cold?


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RE: Wildflower seeds pre-treated?

Some do, or a bedding-plant company might have some treated seed that they didn't use. Your best bet is to talk to your local Native Plant Society chapter-- someone there might have seed, or can tell you which company in your area would be likeliest to help. You'll need seed specifically for your region (Utah?).


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RE: Wildflower seeds pre-treated?

Most of your reputable Native Plant Nurseries, are already selling seed that has been cold stratified.

Prairie Nursery, Prairie Moon, Ion Exchange.


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