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Germinating Stylophorum diphyllum seeds

Posted by susanswoods Z6 VA (My Page) on
Sun, Jun 4, 06 at 20:53

I just harvested some ripe seeds from my Stylophorum diphyllum plants, a spring ephemeral that is tricky to germinate. For the moment I have mixed them with some barely moist seed starting mix and put them in the refrigerator. Should I hold them there until late fall before I plant them? I think I read somewhere that they require cold stratification. Should I instead plant them immediately and expect germination this summer?

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RE: Germinating Stylophorum diphyllum seeds

i have had excellent germination from these seeds sown via winter sowing. they flower 2nd year.

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