Name: Japanese Maple Tree Seeds
Scientific Name: Acer palmatum
Hardiness zone: 5 through 8
Plant height: 10-50 feet
Light requirements: full sun to part shade
Soil & water preferences Grow well well-drained soils.
1. Scarification: Soak in water for 24 hours
2. stratification: Cold stratification for 60-90 days by using a moist paper towel and Ziploc bag and storing seeds in the refrigerator. 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.
3. germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil