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1. Watch Carolyn Introduce Tree by ForestNation:

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* It's the same steps for tree pouches and cups.

2. Now Choose Your Seed Preparation Video:

Seed Prep A

Ready to Sow!

Redwood
Stone Pine
Sourwood
Empress Tree
Paper Birch
River Birch

Or read text instructions below

Seed Preparation A

Your seeds do not need any preparation before sowing.

Pellet Preparation and Sowing Seeds:

  • Soak growing pellet, dimple side up, in luke warm tap water for 10 minutes.
  • Empty excess water and gently squeeze the expanded growing pellet to introduce some air.
  • If seeds are packaged, remove seeds from packaging first.
  • Add seeds and push just below the surface.
  • Lid on and keep it moist and warm. Approximately 70-80ºf (20-27ºc)

Seed Prep B

Soak for 24hrs

Blue Spruce
White Spruce
Red Spruce
Crape Myrtle
California Fan Palm
Orchid Tree
Western Red Cedar
Bristlecone Pine

Or read text instructions below

Seed Preparation B

Your seeds need to be soaked for 24 hours before sowing to help them germinate. 

Soak Seeds for 24 hours first:

  • If seeds are packaged, remove seeds from packaging first.
  • Add warm tap water to your cup or pouch.
  • Add seeds and soak for 24 hours.

Pellet Preparation and Sowing Seeds:

  • Soak growing pellet, dimple side up, in luke warm tap water for 10 minutes.
  • Empty excess water and gently squeeze the expanded growing pellet to introduce some air.
  • Add seeds and push just below the surface.
  • Lid on and keep it moist and warm. Approximately 70-80ºf (20-27ºc)

Seed Prep C

Soak for 24hrs

Sabal Palm
Thornless Honey Locust
Western Redbud

Or read text instructions below

Seed Preparation C

Your seeds need to be soaked for 24 hours in boiled water (not boiling) before sowing to help them germinate. 

Soak Seeds for 24 hours first:

  • Boil water first and then let it cool for approximately 5 minutes. The water must be very hot, approximately 195ºF (90ºC). Do not boil the seed in the water!
  • Add the boiled water to a cup. Be very careful!
  • If seeds are packaged, remove seeds from packaging first.
  • Add seeds and soak for 24 hours.

Pellet Preparation and Sowing Seeds:

  • Soak growing pellet, dimple side up, in luke warm tap water for 10 minutes.
  • Empty excess water and gently squeeze the expanded growing pellet to introduce some air.
  • Add seeds and push just below the surface.
  • Lid on and keep it moist and warm. Approximately 70-80ºf (20-27ºc)