Geissorhiza and Moraea - germination

kirsitn(Oslo)November 9, 2004

Hi!

I have recently sown Geissorhiza radians and Moraea villosa, but so far no sign of germination. Does anyone know how long time they usually take to germinate, and do they need any kind of special treatment? Wet or just moist soil? Or sand? Temperature? Light or darkness?

At the moment they're in moist soil at a temperature of 18-22 degrees Celsius.

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cjhin(Gauteng ZA)

Should take about 4-8 weeks to germinate. Soil must be moist not wet. Keep trays in shaded cool area. No special treatment is required.

    Bookmark   November 9, 2004 at 9:08AM
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deeds1(the far SWUK-9)

I find they germinate quite easily too, but it all depends on if they are summer ot winter growing species, they tend to start into growth at the same time as the parent plant.

    Bookmark   November 14, 2004 at 7:55PM
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