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Picea mariana
0.63 gram for 8 Euros
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1.25 gram for 9 Euros
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2.50 gram for 11 Euros
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5 gram for 27 Euros
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28 gram for 141 Euros
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100 gram for 199 Euros
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113 gram for 397 Euros
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250 gram for 579 Euros
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454 gram for 742 Euros
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1000 gram for 1570 Euros
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Picea mariana

Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany

B and T World Seeds' Botanical Glossary

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 2015

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Picea mariana is cold hardy
USDA Zone:2 -50° to -40°F   (-45.5° to -40°C)
Type of plant - evergreen tree
Fruit: MAUVE-BROWN, -4x1.5cm. cone
Foliage: dense, 5-15mm. long
Height, in meters: 20
Height, in feet: 66.00
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Synonyms (alternative names) for Picea mariana:
Abies mariana, 

Common names for Picea mariana:

Black Spruce,  Bog Spruce,  Double Spruce,  Schwarzfichte, 


Picea mariana is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

29:   Temperate Forest and Woodland Tree and Shrub Seed List
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.
86:   Natives of U.S.North East
88:   Natives of U.S.North West
157:   Conifer Seed List
See also *Australian and New Zealand Conifer Seed List
161:   Edible Flowers
Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.
560:  Pinaceae
719:   North American Native Ethnobotanicals
Including medicinal, dye, fiber, food, construction, ritual
952:   Wholesale Selection


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Germination guide for Picea mariana

These notes are a general guide, it is recommended to check specialist literature for some of the more unusual seeds in our lists.
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds. Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like Welwitschia mirabilis 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.
Some seeds need to be in the light (surface sown) or in the dark (sown deep enough to receive little or no light) to germinate. A rule of thumb is to cover the seeds their own width deep in the growing medium, but some seeds prefer to be sown much deeper, and some fairly large seeds like to be surface sown (or higher).
Many seeds germinate best at certain temperatures, some will germinate at a comparatively wide range of temperatures, yet others need fluctuating temperatures.
Almost all seeds are waiting in a dormant state for some outside stimulus to break their dormancy, some just need sufficiently high ambiant humidity, others need scarification, vernalization or to be passed through the intestines of an animal.

Picea mariana seeds will usually germinate in 30-60 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Picea mariana seeds on the surface of a Well drained seed sowing mix at about 12°C.

Picea mariana 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".
Seed Germination Theory and Practice by Professor Norman C. Deno

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