|Scientific name||Cytisus scoparius|
|Storage moisture content and temperature||6-8% @ < 4°C|
See pretreatment of hard-seeded species
|Efficacy of pretreatment / remarks||Generally effective, a significant proportion of live seeds should germinate|
|Approximate date to initiate artificial pre-treatment (for 1 March sowing)||-|
Orthodox - seeds that can be dried without harm, and once dried can be frozen, stored for years with little deterioration and relatively easily revived.
Raising Trees and Shrubs from Seed (PDF-648K)
Forestry Commission Practice Guide 18.