Name: Red Maple Tree Seeds Scientific Name: Acer rubrum Hardiness zone: 3 through 9 plant height: 40-70 feet Light requirements: full sun to part shade Soil & water preferences: grows well well-drained soils.
1. Scarification: Soak in water for 24 hours
2. stratification: Cold stratification for 30 days. Check every two weeks to make sure seeds are moist and that seeds are not molding.
If there is a sign of mold, seeds should be soaked in 3:2 parts of water bleach then rinsed with clean water and put back into cold stratification.