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preparing seed for planting coral bells

What is meant by “six-week cold period prior to planting”?

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#1 Comment By MichiganDot On 09/03/2018 @ 11:04 am

Many plants produce seed that requires special preparation. Cold, moist stratification, CMS is a common one. Seed is mixed with a small amount of damp sand or potting mix, placed in a plastic bag and stored in the refrigerator for the designated period. Or seed can be sown outdoors in mid-winter to mimic natural CMS. The cold, moist environment followed by seed sowing at room temperature is a signal to seed to germinate.

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