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Re: HYB: Seedlings sprouting

  • Subject: Re: HYB: Seedlings sprouting
  • From: "pinkirises" <pbrooks@whidbey.net>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2001 05:21:21 -0000


I don't think I understand this process you're trying with your 
seeds.  Did you soak, then sprout your seeds in towels in the 
refrigerator?  Then what?  Plant both sprouted and unsprouted seeds 
outside -- in pots?  in the soil?

Patricia Brooks
Whidbey Island, WA, zone 8/9

--- In iris-talk@y..., "Dana Brown" <ddbro@l...> wrote:
> Ok, folks.  I just finished planting all my seeds and many of them 
> sprouting in the paper towels.  What I can't remember is whether or 
not I
> need to protect those sprouted but not out of the ground (does that 
> sense) seedlings from freezes.  I very carefully put a layer of 
soil over
> those seeds and the seedlings will have to grow up through that 
soil to
> break free of the surface.  At what point do they need protection 
> freezes?
> Dana Brown
> Malevil Gardens
> Pres. South Plains Iris Society
> AIS Region 17, MIS, ASI, RIS, TBIS
> Lubbock, TX  USA
> Zone 7 USDA, Zone 10 Sunset
> mailto:ddbro@l...

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