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Re: Re: HYB: pod ripening/germination

  • Subject: Re: Re: HYB: pod ripening/germination
  • From: greenthumbs <greenthumbs777@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 04:39:33 -0700 (PDT)

   Thanks, Linda! I think that's what I'll do then given the outcomes with the
lilium seeds I tried each way. I know lilium and iris may be like comparing
apples and oranges, but I'll give them a try that way. If it doesn't work for
me, there's always the next yr.


--- On Fri, 6/19/09, Linda
Mann <lmann@lock-net.com> wrote:

> From: Linda Mann <lmann@lock-net.com>
Subject: [iris] Re: HYB: pod ripening/germination
> To: iris@hort.net
> Date:
Friday, June 19, 2009, 7:03 AM
> Back to answering your questions,
> David.
> No, I put entire pod into a baggie with <no> added
> moisture or medium
(damp paper towel etc) and into the
> fridge as soon as the pod starts to show
any indication of
> splitting.  After about 2 months, which seems to be
minimum chilling for germination in the gene pool that does
> well here, I
shell pods and burrito the seeds.
> <Do you allow the seeds to fully dry
after harvesting
> the pod and store them
> away until a desired planting time
or sow them
> immediately?>
> Linda Mann
> TN
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