Collecting and Planting Seeds of Cone-Bearing Trees

SKU G1649

Author(s) William H. Brener, Gordon R. Cunningham.

Raising coniferous trees from seed is not easy, say the authors, but with the help of squirrels who cut down ripe cones-or a cone hook of your own devising-you can get started. With the authors' guidance, you will be able to select ripe, closed cones that contain good seeds, dry them, remove their seed, and at last sow your tree seed at a rate that will produce 50 seedlings per square foot (4 pages; 1989).

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