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Conifer Propagation

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From: chuck m.
metamora, IL
i have hundreds of various evergreen varieties on my farm, but have never seen a "volunteer" seedling. any idea why?

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From: Jay Hayek
Extension Specialist, Forestry
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
Two Primary Reasons:

1) Bare mineral soil for germination.

2) Depredation of conifer seed by wildlife.

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