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Re: Spigela marilandica question


Even in our heat Gene?  Won't they germinate better at 80 degrees
(inside) than the 90's and 100's outside?
TIA

On 5/30/05, Gene Bush <genebush@otherside.com> wrote:
> Three to four times the depth of the seed itself, Pam.
>    Actually, I sow the seeds on the surface of the potting medium and then
> cover the surface with granite chicken grit to about1/8th inch, then soak
> from the bottom up... set outside to ride with the weather.
> 
> Gene E. Bush
> Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
> www.munchkinnursery.com
> genebush@munchkinnursery.com
> Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> 
> > I'd better try to start them in the house I'm thinking.  Temps outside
> > this time of year will be way to warm for germination until well into
> > fall.   How deep do you plant the seeds?
> >
> >
> > On 5/26/05, Gene Bush <genebush@otherside.com> wrote:
> >> Probably, Pam
> >>    I have never tried to short cut my process. I sow soon as they are
> >> ripe,
> >> place the pots out in the cold frame to ride with the local weather. They
> >> germinate the following spring. I am seldom in a bit hurry about
> >> germination....
> >>    Gene E. Bush
> >> Munchkin Nursery & Gardens, llc
> >> www.munchkinnursery.com
> >> genebush@munchkinnursery.com
> >> Zone 6/5  Southern Indiana
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> >>
> >> > Gene - do these seeds need to be refrigerated before trying to start
> >> > them like daylilies?
> >>
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> > Kemp TX
> > zone 8A
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
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