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How and when to collect white pine seed... by Massachusetts. State forester

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Published in Boston, Mass .
Written in English


  • White pine.,
  • Seeds.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsRane, Frank William, 1868-1933. [from old catalog]
LC ClassificationsSD397.P65 M4 1907
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24161930M
LC Control Number46031053

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In replanting White pine. J i J J 1 J ^ our waste and abandoned lands from seed only with white pine, the first step is to collect the seed. Some evidently think pine trees come from nothing, or were created, perhaps, but this is not the way Nature does things. How and When to Collect White Pine Seed Find all books from Massachusetts State Forester. At you can find used, antique and new books, compare results and immediately purchase your selection at the best price. How and When to Collect White Pine Seed.. : Wentworth Press. The seeds of many pine species can be planted immediately, but some, including the eastern white pine, must be “stratified,” or chilled, to bring the embryo out of dormancy prior to planting (Hartmann & Kester, ). To get eastern white pine seeds, you have two options. The first is to simply buy seeds. The answer is yes, but collecting pine tree seeds takes a bit of work. To start, you should understand that some trees contain large seeds, which are good for eating, while others do not.

Seeds must be gathered from a gathering of trees. Individual trees do not produce fertile pine cones. Sex the trees. Determine the gender of each tree until you have found at least one male and one female. Male pine trees have small cones that will not mature. Female pine trees have robust cones. Exact sizes will vary depending on variety of pine.   KKL-JNF collects pinecones from its finest trees to enable the next generation of Jerusalem Pines to grow. : KKLJNFWorldwide. resistance to damage, and seed produc- tion. Stands with a high proportion of superior trees are especially desirable for seed collections. Where areas of seed production or seed orchards are available, collect from them. 2. Obtain written permission of landowners before making any collec- tions on their land. 3. Where available, utilize the re-.   A lot of these reading materials and online forums talk about seed soaking, seed scarification, and seed stratification. I purchased some white pine seeds in and tried to follow the rules in the book, no germination. I purchased some white pine seeds again in from a different vendor, didn't germination.

The Eastern White Pine Tree is a very handsome and ornamental specimen; valuable for parks, estates and large properties. It is one of our best-selling tree seeds. The Eastern White Pine grows 50 to 80 feet tall. Soil Type: Prefers fertile, moist, well-drained soils. Can be found on dry, rocky ridges and wet bogs. Intolerant of air pollutants.   These seeds will remain in the cone until it dries out and opens up completely. Seed in pine cones can usually be identified by the prominent-looking wing, which is attached to the seed for aid in dispersal. Seeds can be collected once they fall from the tree in autumn, usually between the months of September and November. Germinating Pine. White oak Yellow birch Contact the area forestry office drop off location in your area before collecting for the quota of cones or seeds they will purchase plus instructions on proper collecting, handling and labeling requirements.   So, breathe in deeply and follow the next steps for planting a pine tree from seeds. Collect seeds by holding pine cones upside down and shake them gently. Put the seeds in water. Keep the ones that float and discard the ones that sink. Dry the seeds and put them in an airtight container until the planting season (December or early January).