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1 day ago to Umbraculifera in Conifers
Hello Joanne and thank you for your question. Tanyosho pine (Pinus densiflora 'Umbraculifera' seeds can be germinated with the following treatment protocols: Soak the seeds in clear water for 24hrs (Viable seeds will sink and hollow seeds will float after soaking). Cold stratify in moist media for 30 days or fall sow. Sow 1/8" deep and tamp in soil. Searching the internet for methods of cold stratification will help you determine what method is best for you.

2 days ago to Umbraculifera in Conifers
Do you have information on how to germinate seeds from the tanyosho pine? Thanks for any information.

4 days ago to Blue Cloak in Conifers
it will predictably lose 20% of its older needles every year, more if it develops one of the various fungal problems this species is famous for when planted in other than a semi-arid climate.