Helping restore the native landscape for over 50 years
Founded by Calvin Ernst in 1964, Ernst Conservation Seeds is the largest native seed producer and supplier in the eastern United States.
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Browse all seed mixes and find the one you need using the advanced search and filtering options of our Seed Finder Tool:
The reason the seed does not germinate is that there is an incorrect balance of two hormones within the seed, and this leads to a condition called seed dormancy. To “break” this dormancy and get high levels of germination we employ a process called seed stratification. The protocol we use to stratify milkweed seeds prior to planting in our greenhouse is as follows.
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