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What to do with seeds?

Posted by 54641210d none (My Page) on
Fri, Feb 15, 13 at 16:48

Hey guys,

I bought some seeds from a recommended Ebay seller and they'll be coming in around March. My question is, should I plant them immediately when I get them or wait a few months for warmer weather? They'll be at least one month old due to time of transport and I don't know when it was harvested. Would it be safe to wait?

Also, I have a question on germinating. There were mixed opinions on whether or not the seeds should be soaked beforehand. What do you guys think?


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RE: What to do with seeds?

Hi 54641210d,
There are definitely different procedures used for planting up the adenium seeds. All based on trials.
I prefer planting the seeds in Jan.-Mar. so that they are 9-10 months going into the winter months when they need to be inside kept warm. I have kept some with supplementary lighting throughout the winter so that they would not go dormant. The second winter I do not use the light with them.
You can hold off with planting and it will not be a problem.
I do soak mine for anywhere from 2-3 hrs. Typically with the seeds that I have started they usually start heaving the soil within 5 days.
Rick


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