View Single Post
Old 03-18-2008, 10:12 PM   #6 (permalink)
jpfloors
Banned
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 662
BananaBucks : 76,666
Feedback: 12 / 100%
Said "Thanks" 136 Times
Was Thanked 114 Times in 73 Posts
Said "Welcome to Bananas" 54 Times
Default Re: Soil Temperature vs. Air Temperature? Help Please!

Here's pictures of my germination station.





I couldn't stick with just ONE variety, so I have ten seeds of each with two trials, one soaking for 3 days, the second soaking for 10 days. The varieties are: sikkimensis, velutina, voilecea, ornata, balbisiana, and zebrina. I decided to go with a sterile medium, with soil mixed with compost, natural soil from my yard, and leftover soil from my other plants that I had just planted... also put in some dead banana root for luck (and baked it ALL)! Wish me luck!!!!!! I love a challenge!

I do have a good question though. I also decided to give it a go with palm seeds that I found. I soaked them, and then planted them into peat pots. Everything was sterile; the soil and water. The peat pots formed a fungus on them. Would this be a bad choice of a pot, should I serilize the pots as well, or just give in and revert to another potting method? Thanks!
jpfloors is offline   Reply With Quote Send A Private Message To jpfloors
Said thanks: