Remember to Name Your Tree First

How to Grow and Plant

1. Watch Carolyn Introduce Tree by ForestNation:

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

2. Now Choose Your Seed Preparation Video:

- Ready to Sow! -
Redwood, Stone Pine, Corsican Pine, Sourwood, Empress Tree
- 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)
- Soak for 24hrs! -
Blue Spruce, White Spruce, Red Spruce, Crape Myrtle, California Fan Palm, Orchid Tree, Western Red Cedar, Bristlecone Pine, Red Maple, American Elm
- 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)
- Hot Soak for 24hrs! -
Sabal Palm, Thornless Honey Locust, Western Redbud
- 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)