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Soil for seeds 9 months 3 weeks ago #37136

I ordered several different seeds to start a bonsai collection from the beginning. I understand that most seeds need cold stratification to germinate, however, I have some Ficus Microcarpa that say no cold stratification is needed. What kind of soil to I need to use for these tiny seeds to germinate? Also, after the cold strat. phase of my other seeds what is a good pre-made blend would be best for seedling transplant.

I have the following seeds:
Japanese Cherry Blossom
Olea Europeae
Japanese Black Pine
Ficus Microcarpa
Redleaf Maple
Chinese Elm
Scots Pine
Dwarf Hawaiian Umbrella
Crescentia alata
English Yew

Any help would be appreciated.
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Soil for seeds 9 months 3 weeks ago #37139

Sow in regular seeding mixes. These are often syerile which may help against fungi.

Cold atratify by just putting seeds outside. All potted up.
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