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Old 12-31-2017, 08:20 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Default Re: Help me to germinate Musa Velutina

I used to have a tough time with mv seed germaniton but have learned over time what to do and now get around 25 to50 percent germination especially in my home made seed propagator/ tc incubator


here is what i have learned that works for me results may vary
1 temperature at least 80 f 85 is better all plant growth is a chemical reaction of sorts and reactions go faster at higher temps
2 humidity 95-100%
3 soil moisture keep the soil very damp but not soggy
4 soak seeds for 24 hours in water after that they are saturated and most likely farther soaking wont help
5 purchasing seeds dont purchase 5 or 10 seeds buy at least 50 100 is better and mv is cheap
6 be patient it takes from 3 weeks 12 weeks to germanite
I cover the seeds about 1/8 deep in what ever potting mix i have on hand there not fussy

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