Everything you need to collect seeds and turn them into healthy young trees
Anyone can grow trees from seed with a few simple pieces of equipment and it’s a great way to put something back into your environment. Not every seed you plant will become a magnificent tree but, with care, many can.
The steps for planting trees from seed are:
Seeds that are native to, or commonly found in, the British Isles can be generally divided into four main groups:
- Fleshy Fruits
- Winged Seeds
(The exceptions to this are the willows and poplars, which do produce seeds but are most conveniently propagated by taking cuttings from the parent tree.)