Vernon Seed Orchard Company

Interior Lodgepole Pine

VSOC Suggested

Pine Sowing Factor



Germination

Capacity


100-99%


98-97%


96-95%


94-93%


92-91%


90-89%


Seeds per

Seedlings


1.2


1.3


1.4


1.5


1.6


1.7


The seeds required to produce a seedling is a factor that you should negotiate with your nursery.  The suggested seed factors from above are suggested factors that our companies are comfortable using.  The sowing factors use will result in annual cost savings for your program.


Calculating Seed Needs


Example:

Choose seedlot #

          - 95% Germination Factor

Sowing request for 500,000 seedlings


Factoring Required

Seedling = 500,000 x 1.4

             = 700,000 seeds

Pine average 280 seedling / gram +-


700,000 seeds / 280


Total seed required = 2500 grams

Interior Lodgepole Pine

Seedlot Bulletin for 2018/19




Updated


Jan 14, 2019

Central Plateau 700 - 1300m


Seedlot # 63703   - 96% Germination

Inventory -

SOLD OUT

Prince George 700 - 1400m


Seedlot # 63761   - germination TBD

COMING SOON - Approx. 17 kg

GVO +15, DSG +04

Price  = $8,500 / kg

Bulkley Valley 700 - 1400m


Seedlot # 63760   - Germination TBD

COMING SOON - Approx. 15 kg

GVO +11

Price  = $8,000 / kg

Seedlot # 63762   - Germination TBD

COMING SOON - Approx. 12 kg

GVO +17

Price  = $8,500 / kg