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California Redwood or Coastal Redwood
Stock: Out Of Stock
SKU Code: N 558-10g
Characteristics: Evergreen tall tree 115m trunk diameter 9m
Seed per packet: Approx. 25
Seed per gram: Approx. 150-180
The California Redwood is the 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 km long and 8-75 km wide in coastal California from Montery County to Southwestern Oregon.
Cold stratification is recommended. YouTube Cold Stratification Video
Cold treatment may not be critical for germination to occur in colder regions but should give increased germination rates.
This can be replicated by cold stratification in the refrigerator for 6-8 weeks. Alternatively overwintering in the garden in cold climates will assist germination.
Overwintering in the garden in cold climates:
General note: Seeds of many plants are dormant and require specific conditions or pre-treatment for germination.
Please 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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