Hippeastrom seed germination

Douglas Westfall eagle85@flash.net
Sat, 17 Apr 2004 12:55:08 PDT
J.E. ShieldsDoug Westfall jshields104@insightbb.com11111Claiborne Dr. Long
Beach, CA


Thanks for this response inc. instructions.

> Doug,
> For 30 years, I've gotten far better results with the floatation method
> than by any other way.
> Float the seeds on an inch or so of tap water in a clear drinking glass, a
> jar, or something similar.  Cover the top with some clear plastic to
> prevent mold and bacteria from entering and to avoid evaporation.  Place in
> bright indirect light or, preferably, under fluorescent lights.  When the
> seedlings have both a root and a green leaf, plant in your favorite bulb
> seedling potting mix.  Cover loosely with clear plastic for the first week
> or so, while keeping well watered.
> Good luck!
> Jim Shields
> in central Indiana

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