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Banana Seed Germination Forum As one of the toughest seeds in the plant kingdom to figure out the keys to germination success with, this is a forum with banana seed germination tips. Please entitle posts like "Musa balbisiana," or "Musa cheesmani," etc. People would then post a reply under that heading, sharing their germination successes (and failures), what materials and methods they used, germination percentage, etc.


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Old 02-09-2015, 09:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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I am trying to get some fairly fresh velutina seeds. Last year I bought some from aseller on E Bay. No germination . If anyone in Canada or the United States has any available, please pm me. Thanks, Dave.
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Old 05-07-2015, 05:25 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Velutina seeds

I was given seeds of m.velutina last fall, and had no luck germinating them. I tried scarring the shell, pre-soaking, and smoke exposure, in various combinations. Nuttin'!

Did you ever get some to grow for you? I was thinking this might be a good choice for a first timer, in spite of fruits stuffed with jaw-breaking seeds?

Rick in CT
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hi just a few words on velutina seed dont buy less than 100 seed and be presistant
I was on my third 100 seed batch before I had scucess first two batches havent sprouted after 5 months latest batch is 3 weeks out and have one growing and hopeing for more soon I had some fresh seeds from a guy on the forum and had 2 out of about 125
germanate and the were very fresh as in a week or so my lates batch with the one germaniton is from mark davies in england who has a steller reputation and I hope for many more to sprout in the coming weeks 100 Seeds Pink Banana Musa Velutina | eBay
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This is my musa velutina. Germinated about 40 days in the wet sphagnum moss. On the eastern side of the windowsill. The sun shone upon them from morning till noon. Age seeds half a year.

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