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Does anyone know of a source that currently has hican seeds available for sale?  I seem to be striking out.
 
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Thank you Tina!  The Google search seemed to show what I was seeing, mainly just seedlings.  I'm looking for seeds as I don't want the tap root to be disturbed.  

I reached out to the Etsy seller to see if he has any that have not been dried but have been refrigerated moist.  If not, is it ok to dry hicans before planting?  

 
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Greg Martin wrote:...I reached out to the Etsy seller to see if he has any that have not been dried but have been refrigerated moist.  If not, is it ok to dry hicans before planting?  



What do you mean by "dry"?  

I found this site
https://phancypages.com/newsletter/ZNewsletter537.htm

"Starting from seed

Nut seeds have natural seed dormancy that must be overcome before they will germinate. The simplest method of breaking dormancy is planting the seed in the fall. However, the planted nut, however, must be protected from mice and other wildlife. Plant the seed about 2 inches deep. Cut the bottom out of an ordinary "tin" can and cut a 1-inch hole in the top. Push the can into the soil over the nut so that the top is about level with the ground and the hole in the top is directly over the nut. Mulch with straw but remove the mulch in early spring. Tin cans usually will rust out and do not need to be removed; aluminum cans must be removed before they damage the young tree by girdling or confinement.

For spring planting, seed dormancy can be broken by placing the nuts in damp (not soggy) peat moss or sawdust in a closed plastic bag and keeping them in the refrigerator for 6 to 12 weeks or until planting time. Plant the seeds 2 to 3 inches deep early in the spring."
 
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Greg Martin wrote:Does anyone know of a source that currently has hican seeds available for sale?  I seem to be striking out.



Try again next year. There was barely a hican, pecan, nor hickory to be found here this year.  Good amount of walnut and butternut though, bumper crop really.
 
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i haven’t checked, but places to inquire:
nebraska nut growers
cliff england/ nuttrees.com
are you a member of the northern nut growers? i think they have a forum and possibilities to trade etc.
 
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Thank you all.
Greg, I'm not a member of Northern Nut Growers, but will consider it.  Sounds like a great group
 
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