Blueberry Seed Freeze


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I recently bought some blueberry seeds in a “Sow and Grow” seed starter kit. I thought I could just plant them and grow some blueberries, but the instructions say to leave the seeds in a damp paper towel in the freezer for 90 days! I don’t want to just plant them in case I really do need to freeze them, but then again that’s three months wasted in the freezer! Any tips on other ways I can plant them? Or is freezing them the only way?
 
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I recently bought some blueberry seeds in a “Sow and Grow” seed starter kit. I thought I could just plant them and grow some blueberries, but the instructions say to leave the seeds in a damp paper towel in the freezer for 90 days! I don’t want to just plant them in case I really do need to freeze them, but then again that’s three months wasted in the freezer! Any tips on other ways I can plant them? Or is freezing them the only way?
You need to freeze or at a minimum refrigerate them for at least 90 days. This is called scarification. Also, you must live in a climate with the correct number of chilling hours for that variety of seed. In addition, your soil's Ph must be between 4.5 and 5.5.
 

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