Germinating Schefflera seeds

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Germinating Schefflera seeds

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Post by Mr List » Fri Mar 14, 2014 2:24 am

looks so tiny and fragile atm


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Post by pdid » Fri Mar 14, 2014 8:19 am

Good stuff, mine will have been 2 weeks tomorrow. No movement yet.


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Post by DiCasS » Fri Mar 14, 2014 9:00 am

Did you cover them over after sowing or leave them open? Congrats on your germination icon_thumleft

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Post by Yorkshire Kris » Fri Mar 14, 2014 9:46 am

DiCasS wrote:Did you cover them over after sowing or leave them open? Congrats on your germination icon_thumleft

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I left them uncovered. I don't like covering seeds if I can help it as I think it increases the chance of mould and fungus growth. Being in the bathroom the air was pretty moist at times.


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Post by Kristen » Fri Mar 14, 2014 10:31 am

Mr List wrote:looks so tiny and fragile atm
Eucalyptus always surprise me by how small their seedlings are - because young plants' leaves are usually pretty, big, and they grow at a cracking rate, but the seedlings look incredibly vulnerable.
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Post by kata » Fri Mar 14, 2014 10:47 am

Kris, friend to many... :lol: :lol:

Could you do one for lets say Sikkimensis. I just bought the plant but be nice to do my own. Tropical seeds and me don't get on somehow.

Thanks!

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Re: Germinating Schefflera seeds

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Fri Mar 14, 2014 10:58 am

[quote="kata"]Kris, friend to many... :lol: :lol:

Could you do one for lets say Sikkimensis. I just bought the plant but be nice to do my own. Tropical seeds and me don't get on somehow.

Thanks!





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Re: Germinating Schefflera seeds

Post by kata » Fri Mar 14, 2014 11:02 am

Its ok Kris,

I just ordered the plant before I wrote. I also buried in compost bed weeks ago three seeds. Lets see how they do. If they do germinate i'll give you one.

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Re: Germinating Schefflera seeds

Post by Yorkshire Kris » Fri Mar 14, 2014 11:09 am

[quote="kata"]Kris, friend to many... :lol: :lol:

Could you do one for lets say Sikkimensis. I just bought the plant but be nice to do my own. Tropical seeds and me don't get on somehow.

Thanks!





Trouble is I only ever get one in ten sikki seeds germinating!


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Post by Kristen » Fri Mar 14, 2014 5:38 pm

kata wrote:I just ordered the plant before I wrote.
That's what I do now. My first attempt with seeds I got 4 from 10 seeds and thought "This is easy". Never had a single Musa seed germinate since ... and since read that 10% germination, even, is regarded as good :(

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Re: Germinating Schefflera seeds

Post by kata » Fri Mar 14, 2014 6:41 pm

Yea.... :lol: :lol: I don't want the hassle either Kristen,

It was just a matter when to order it. I bought it from Himalayan Garden.

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Re: Germinating Schefflera seeds

Post by DiCasS » Fri Mar 14, 2014 8:10 pm

Yorkshire Kris wrote:
DiCasS wrote:Did you cover them over after sowing or leave them open? Congrats on your germination icon_thumleft

Di
I left them uncovered. I don't like covering seeds if I can help it as I think it increases the chance of mould and fungus growth. Being in the bathroom the air was pretty moist at times.

Thanks Kris.

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Re: Germinating Schefflera seeds

Post by kata » Fri Mar 14, 2014 8:24 pm

I just had an email from the supplier,

As mentioned on our homepage the order will be shipped shortly and you will receive 10% of extra bulbs.

Thank you and please let us know if you require any assistance.

Now I am curious :lol:
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