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Question :Byron's Tea recipe for starting African Violet seeds?

Posted by angolita 7 GA (My Page) on
Wed, Oct 20, 10 at 21:16

Hello All, has anyone tried starting African Violet seeds with Byron's tea recipe??The original thread was from GardenWeb from 2002. I bought some chamomile tea today at the Dollar Tree and hoping that it would help to germinate seeds this way? Any advice would be appreciated...Angela
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Thanks,Angela


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RE: Question :Byron's Tea recipe for starting African Violet seed

Angela -

I didn't read it all - too long of a thread - but - you cannot put violet seeds between the paper towels - they are so small- you will never scrape them off this towel. You need to sprinkle them on a surface of the moist starter soil mix and get them covered. You can probably put your container in a fridge and spray it with tea - but usually if the seeds are fresh - you will have way too many seedlings, if they are old... they are dead.

Irina


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RE: Question :Byron's Tea recipe for starting African Violet seed

Thanks Irina, you made it simple to understand. I will probaubly forego the chamomile tea until I plant something else. Angela


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