Ranunculus asiaticus

Jane McGary janemcgary@earthlink.net
Sat, 25 Feb 2006 09:10:23 PST
Eugene wrote,

>R. asiaticus seed definitely doesn't have to be fresh to give good
>germination.  I've had successful germination (about 75%) from seed that
>was at least two years old, and stored at room temperature.  My problem was
>that the plants seemed to stop growing after they produced a few true

This is normal behavior for seedlings of Ranunculus and Anemone. They don't 
grow much the first year. Some species in the Ranunculaceae produce only 
cotyledons the first year, in fact.

Jane McGary
Northwestern Oregon, USA

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