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hello all. just got a batch of different seeds .. the japanese maples have been 24 hrs in the hot water, then, into bags with peat and into the fridge for 100 ish days. pretty starightforward.. my question.. some of the seeds require... 24 hr soak,, then 180 days warm (nannyberry, viburnun lentago) then, 90 days fridge..

what does it mean 180 days warm? do they go dry into a medium for 180 days? do they just just sit on an airable spot for 180 days?
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Gord, everything I've seen describes cold/warm as 40/70F, 4/20C.

And yes this means moist. Keeping many different species of seeds in moist medium in ones fridge takes up lots of space. I have a non-frost free bar fridge just for this, keeping my seed potatoes etc.. Instead of using peat, I've had good results using No. 4 cone coffee filters in which I place the seeds, moisten and seal in a ziplock baggy.
 
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ty.. talked to a arborist and he says just about the same thing.. gonna see how it goes
 
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