Tree Seed - Tamarack larch

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(Larix laricina)

Also known as eastern larch, it is a cold-hardy deciduous conifer that grows in all provinces and territories of Canada, known for its golden yellow colour in the autumn before it sheds its needles. Borne in bunches along the branches the needles are a blue-green colour and 2-3 cm long. It produces a small cone, 1-2cm long which contains about 25 seeds. This tree is known to survive temperatures lower than -60 degrees C and can even grow in extreme arctic conditions. Tamarack larch is a fast-growing tree that can tolerate bog-like conditions. and prefers full sunlight.

Germination: Soak in warm water for 12 hours. Plant in a moist potting soil medium and await germination in 2-3 weeks. A short period of cold stratification may be beneficial for these seeds. Very easy to germinate.

Packet contains at least 50 seeds

Approximately 200 seeds / gram.