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Re: CULT: Planting siberians

In a message dated 1/11/2007 6:51:09 PM Eastern Standard Time,  jgcrump
@cox.net writes:

A friend  has given me some siberian iris seeds which she has had for a couple
of  years.  I've never raised siberians from seed.  I'd appreciate any  advice
that any of you with experience wants to give  me.

Soak three four or five days, changing the water daily. Surface  sow on your 
chosen medium. Do not cover the seed. Cover the pot with clear  kitchen wrap 
held on with a rubberband. Keep warm and in bright light but not  direct sun. 
Remove any seeds which mold. When germination starts, remove plastic  wrap. If 
you don't see some action within six weeks, move the pots outside,  protect 
against rodents, and expect to see them about the third week  of April.
Anner Whitehead
Richmond VA USA

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