Canadian Forest Service Publications
Collecting and processing Salicaceae seeds. 2009. Daigle, B.I.; Simpson, J.D. Native Plants 10(1): 49-51.
Issued by: Atlantic Forestry Centre
Catalog ID: 30093
In this article, we discuss methods for obtaining quality seeds of Salicaceae species. Proper timing of collection and handling of the catkins are the critical first steps. We also describe a simple forced-air, rotating drum to open the capsules and separate seeds from tufts.