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Soaking seeds

Posted by jifjifjif 9-Florida (My Page) on
Thu, Feb 14, 13 at 14:00

Well, i just now realized that all the seeds i planted back on 2/7 did not soak in water before planting. None have sprouted yet.

Is this a colossal mistake? Should i replant new seeds that have soaked for a day or could these seeds still sprout without the soak?

Thanks.


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RE: Soaking seeds

On the 7th? Dude, it's only been a week. Few peps germinate faster than that, and wouldn't be seen above ground for several more days. Just make sure there is some moisture around the seed until you see it sprout.

What varieties?


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Hahahaha. Yeah, i know its only been a week; just wanted to get replanting if the vets said that pre soaking is key.

I have:

Peppadew
Chimayo
Tequila Sunrise
NuMex Twilight
Chocolate hab
Chocolate scotch bonnet
Bonda ma Jacques
Butch T scorpion
Naga Jolokia
7pot Douglah


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RE: Soaking seeds

The first four will probably show up first.

What's with the French pepper?


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I didn't plant any of those peppers, but I did not soak any of mine, and I had 18 out of 20 seeds germinate within 8 or 9 days. First sprouts showed after 4 days.


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Havent tried any of those.

I had some habaneros come up in 6 days or so. I just planted my bhut and other hots on the 12th, so still waiting on those.


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What's with the French pepper?

All off these seeds were given to me by another forum member; a really nice guy. I don't know much about it, but i am eagerly awaiting its germination.


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RE: Soaking seeds

jifjifjif,

Chill.... give them up to 21 days and then begin to worry (a little) some take much longer. Everything I have planted (no seed soaking) has taken 8-15 days so far.

Your to egor... Let mother nature do what she does.

Bill


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Understood. Thanks for the chill pill. :)


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Well, as mentioned above, Chimayo, jalapeno, tequila sunrise and numex twilight have sprouted.


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Good seeds then. Congrats, new Daddy.


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Thanks much. I adopted my babies from ottawapepper. :)

Can't wait to buy my fluorescent light today after work.


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