storing SA Amaryllid seed

J.E. Shields
Wed, 01 Jul 2009 13:53:22 PDT
Justin and all,

Bill has the right idea.  Start the seeds indoors in an air-conditioned 
house.  A fridge is over-kill.  Start the seeds at around 20-22 C / 68-70 
F.  I have shelves in my basement and fluorescent lights on timers above 
the shelves.

Jim Shields

At 04:36 PM 7/1/2009 -0400, you wrote:
>Justin The frige is a good idea but why replace the door? why not use
>a low heat fluor grow lamp? The amount of cool you'd loose from
>braking the seal would be minimal compared to the loss from plexiglas
>Put the lamp on a timer place it on the top shelf, seedlings on the
>shelf below. turn the fridge to a warm temp that's cool but not in the
>30's. Should get you through summer and you'll still have a fridge to
>store forcing bulbs for spring or even a cold one for super bowl.

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