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Approximately 6.00 seeds per gram
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The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Cedrus deodara is cold hardy
USDA Zone:5 -20° to -10°F (-29° to -23.5°C)
|Type of plant - evergreen tree
cones to 14x7cm., cyl....(moist stratify)
~4 sided, 3-6cm. long
|Height, in meters: 60
Height, in feet: 198.00
|Cedrus deodara seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Synonyms (alternative names) for Cedrus deodara:
|Cedrus deodora f. aurea, Cedrus deodora fa. aurea, Pinus deodara,|
Common names for Cedrus deodara:
|Cedre de l'himalaya, Deodar, Deodar Cedar, Devadaru, Himalajazedar, Himalayan Cedar, Indian Cedar,|
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B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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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.
Cedrus deodara seeds will usually germinate in 14-60 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Cedrus deodara 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 for 2-3 hours then treat Pre-chill for 3 weeks.