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California Redwood or Coastal Redwood
Characteristics: Evergreen tall tree 115m trunk diameter 9m
Seeds per packets: 10
The Califorina Redwood is world's tallest tree growing up to 115 metres (178ft) tall with a trunk up 9 metres (29ft) in diameter. It is also a very long-lived tree in the wild, living for 1200-1800 years or more.
Grows naturally along a narrow strip of land approximately 750 low and 8-75 km wide in coastal California from Montery County to Southwestern Oregon.
These seeds are not actually dormant but will generally germinate faster and more even if given a cold stratification for up to 52 days in the refrigerator.
Cold stratification is optional for this species.
These seeds are not actually dormant but will generally germinate faster and more even if given a cold stratification for up to 60 days in the refrigerator.
This can be replicated by cold stratification in the refrigerator or alternatively over wintering in the garden in cold climates will assist germination.
Cold treatment is not critical for germination to occur but should give increased germination rates.
The optimum germination temperature for germination is around 18-22°C
General note: Seeds of many plants are dormant and require specific conditions or pre-treatment for germination.
Do not be too hasty to discard seed that does not germinate, seeds will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural requirements for germination to occur. Containers put to one side will often surprise long after they were discarded.
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