Pine Trees
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growing a pine tree from seed

Anonymous added on October 26, 2014 | Answered

How do I get the seeds out from a pine cone? And when planting, can I put more than 1 seed in a pot? Thank you.

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Nikki
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Answered on October 27, 2014

Many times the seeds can be harvested by gently shaking the cone once it's dried and from the tree. Or you can open the pine scales and then shake them out. Yes, you can put 2-3 seeds per pot and just thin out as needed, usually keeping the strongest.

If you haven't already read it, this article can help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/pine/how-to-grow-a-pine-tree-from-seed.htm

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