Peach Trees
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It’s about planting a peach pit

Zone Gardening zone - Central Asia (in story) | Anonymous added on August 14, 2019 | Answered

How long can you store a peach pit before planting - in a story I'm writing, I have one 8 years old, and wondered if it's too old? Also, does it have to have a cold first winter in order to germinate? Many thanks.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on August 14, 2019

It is doubtful a peach seed would be viable after 8 years, but hey, is this a fiction book? And yes, the peach seed would need a cold period to germinate. Here is more:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/peach/saving-peach-seeds.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/propagation/seeds/storing-seeds.htm

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