Seed storage and pretreatment for Laburnum anagyroides

Common name Laburnum (Common)
Scientific name Laburnum anagyroides
Storage characteristics Orthodox
Storage moisture content and temperature 6-8% @ < 4°C
Dormancy characteristics Hard-seeded
Pretreatment method Scarify
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) -


Storage characteristics

Orthodox - seeds that can be dried without harm, and once dried can be frozen, stored for years with little deterioration and relatively easily revived.

Practice Guide

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