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Approximately 8.00 seeds per gram
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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Abies concolor Swifts Silver is cold hardy
USDA Zone:4 -30° to -20°F (-34.5° to -29°C)
|Type of plant - tree
SILVERY, even at seedling stage....suit Xmas tree
|Abies concolor Swifts Silver sales history
Common names for Abies concolor Swifts Silver:
|Colorado White Fir Swift's Silver,|
Abies concolor Swifts Silver
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|1||: Stock list|
|Our stock changes almost every day, with seeds arriving and being shipped all over the world.|
We only stock long lived seeds, except for a few species that are always in demand.
Seeds that are not in stock are acquired fresh when ordered.
|29||: Temperate Forest and Woodland Tree and Shrub Seed List|
|60||: Economic Timber Trees|
|see also Cabinet Wood Tree Seeds|
|85||: Natives of U.S.South West (Arizona Texas New Mexico)|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Abies concolor Swifts Silver seeds will usually germinate in 21-30 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Abies concolor Swifts Silver seeds need to be "overwintered" before they will germinate.
Stratification; cold treatment or vernalization. Seeds of some species need just a couple of weeks, others 3 months. Seeds can be stratified in dampened peat or sand, in a plastic box or bag at 4°C or 5°C in a refrigerator. The seeds should not be frozen or in a wet medium. Very small seeds can be sown on the surface of their growing medium, in pots sealed in plastic bags, and kept in the 'fridge. Many vernalized seeds need light to germinate when they are sown in the "Spring".
Soak overnight then pre-chill for 21 days.