However, if you really need to start your seeds in the spring, first you must break their dormancy by mimicking nature's stratification. So, before planting, wrap the seeds in a damp paper towel, seal inside a plastic bag, and leave it in the refrigerator for several weeks. Then plant the seeds in regular potting soil.
These milkweed seedlings were grown in â€œjiffy potsâ€ or plugs made from peat moss (fig.1); the mesh surrounding the plug is biodegradable and does not need to .
Milkweeds can be propagated from seeds, cuttings, and, in some cases, from root divisions. This account will deal with storage, treatment and planting of .