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    Default BEE BEE Tree

    OK what is the secret to get these seeds to germinate, my wife has tried everything, gets 1 in 40 to germinate.

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    Default Re: BEE BEE Tree

    Are you familiar with the concept of scarification?
    https://www.americanmeadows.com/blog...ring-planting/

    I had a similar poor success rate with some Vitex Negundo seeds until I used some coarse sandpaper on them.
    Graham
    USDA Zone 7A Elevation 1400 ft

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    Default Re: BEE BEE Tree

    Some seed sellers say soak in water for 12 hours to scarify.

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    Default Re: BEE BEE Tree

    Stratify for six weeks.

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    Default Re: BEE BEE Tree

    I will pass all of this information on to the wife, we might try all 3 ways mentioned and see which one works best.

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    Default Re: BEE BEE Tree

    If you send me some fresh seed I will grow you bare root seedlings and ship them to you for free! I lost my fresh seed source. PM me please.






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    Default Re: BEE BEE Tree

    Is there a way to tell male trees from the female trees before planting?
    Zone 5 @ 4700 ft. High Desert

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    Default Re: BEE BEE Tree

    Quote Originally Posted by rwurster View Post
    Is there a way to tell male trees from the female trees before planting?
    The ones that tell you to pick up your cloths are the females.

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