Stratification - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by Kessler1
March 5, 1998
I read somewhere that some seeds need stratification before being started indoors. How can I find out which seeds?

Answer from NGA
March 5, 1998
The seeds most likely to need stratification (cold treatment) are from native and woody plants, seeds with hard coats, or thick-walled seeds. Hybrids don't usually need stratification, and the most commonly planted flower and vegetable seeds don't require the treatment.

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