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Approximately 38.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Pinus muricata is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F (-12° to -6.5°C)
|Type of plant - evergreen tree
ovoid cone, to 9x7cm.
to 15cm.x2mm., in pairs
|Height, in meters: 40
Height, in feet: 132.00
|Pinus muricata sales history
Common names for Pinus muricata:
|Bishop Pine, NZ Blue Pine,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
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|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.
|76||: Californian Native Plant Seed List|
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|See also *Australian and New Zealand Conifer Seed List|
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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.
Pinus muricata seeds will usually germinate in 30-60 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.
Pinus muricata 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 seed (Pre-chill for 6 weeks)