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Homemade Seed Germination setup

Posted by Hazey_Matt none (My Page) on
Thu, Dec 6, 12 at 23:56

This is my little set up for germinating seeds.
hopefully in a few months i have some seedlings.
ive got this setup on a timer just to try keep the temperature up at night because its getting to summer here in melbourne.
I had all this stuff lying around the house so the only thing that cost me money was the christmas lights which were $4.
It gets a good temperature going when its on with the lid so lets hope it works


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RE: Homemade Seed Germination setup

looks warm. what you got in there? Washingtonia, Butia and Phoenix?


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Archontophoenix maxima, Canary Island Date, Butia Capitata and im taking a shot with the Jubaea chilensis.
Hopefully i can get a couple of each. Fingers crossed


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Dude be careful I don't think jubes require high heat to germinate.


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If it works let me know mine still are just sitting..im about done with trying to germ palm seeds I'll just buy a seedling and act like I started it.


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Hi
I've had fairly good luck just using a clay pot with coir .I find the seedlings are stronger when they finally do germinate. had the best luck with seeds that I collected rather than purchased.. Most frustrating was sealing wax and joey Not only take a long time but very susceptible to fungus . Good luck, palm seeds are fun to work with BUT very frustrating lol gary


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I use moist perlite in plastic food containers and just stack them on the hot water heater. Usually get sprouts in two weeks, depending on the seeds.


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That's a really cool idea.


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