sowing seed on edge

Bill Richardson
Sun, 22 Jan 2006 15:32:10 PST
Hi Rodger,
thanks for the reply.
I have previously tried Hippeastrum and Agapanthus seed on their edge but
found it made no difference for me, so I was interested to know if you had
found an advantage with Lilium. It's worth following recommendations though,
especially with rare seed and I usuallly try different methods to compare

"Sowing on edge means handling each seed individually, a nuisance. However,
if you
simply broadcast these flat seeds onto a sowing medium, they tend to overlap
a great
deal, esp. if sown at all thickly."

Yes, that's one of the problems with planting too many seed to a container.
Nice to here from you.
Bill Richardson,
Ixia King
Summer 16c-42c. at present
West Gippsland,
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