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Q.Hello, I’m Interested In Starting Oriental Poppy From Seed. Do They Need Cold Stratification? If So, How Do I Do This? Thank

Zone 98802 | Laurahoiland added on February 12, 2024 | Answered


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Answered on February 12, 2024

Oriental poppies do not need cold stratification, but the cooler temperatures will start their germination. You are safe to plant them in the fall in your area, as they have a specific lifecycle that needs to be fulfilled by each seasonal mark.

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