Does Freezing Affect Planting Seeds?

Freezing's effects on planted seeds depends upon the type of seed. Every seed has an ideal planting temperature. However, for most vegetable and flower seeds, the colder the temperature of the soil, the less germination will occur. It will also take longer for those seeds to germinate at lower temperatures.

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