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Re: Cult: Germination - Seed Burrito

  • Subject: Re: [iris-photos] Cult: Germination - Seed Burrito
  • From: "Colleen Modra" irises@senet.com.au
  • Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2003 04:06:42 +1030


Rather than use paper towels. Try using damp (not wet) spagnum in small snap
lock bags. Much easier to get the roots out.

Colleen Modra
Adelaide Hills
South Australia  Zone 8/9


----- Original Message -----
From: <cathycampi@aol.com>
To: <iris-photos@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 5:52 PM
Subject: [iris-photos] Cult: Germination - Seed Burrito

> I allowed the seeds to dry and then gave them the toilet treatment in
> hose. The seeds were then wrapped in black plastic burritos and placed in
> meat compartment of the 'fridge for four and a half months. (
> not planning)
> The picture shows this might be too long because its hard to get the
> root system out of the paper towel!!!
> So far about 84% of seeds show germination. Now that I understand which
> of the seed sprouts I am going to stratify some and put back in the
> Refrigerator.
> Cathy Campi, Stockton Ca.Zone 9+,no frost,some bloom,manymany weeds...



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