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Storage characteristics


Storage moisture content and temperature

6-8 % @ < 4 °C

Dormancy characteristics

Hard Seeded

Efficacy of pretreatment / remarks

Generally effective, a significant proportion of live seeds should germinate

Approximate date to initiate artificial pretreatment (for 1 March sowing)

Storage characteristics

Orthodox – seeds that can be dried without harm, and once dried can be frozen, stored for years with little deterioration and relatively easily revived.

See pretreatment of hard-seeded species

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