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Q.How To Sprout Butternut (white Walnut) Seeds?

Zone Red Hook, NY 12571 | ygelman added on July 13, 2020 | Answered

I have butternut seeds that are very old — maybe thirty years. What can I do to sprout them? The shells are very hard but they were kept in a cool basement.

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Answered on July 15, 2020

They may not be viable at this point, and are very susceptible to disease. You may still choose to take on this task. This will require some preparation, beforehand.

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