gibberellic acid 3 treatments & Zephyranthes katherinae

Lee Poulsen
Wed, 28 Dec 2011 22:22:29 PST
Ina, have you had difficulty germinating seed of this species that has been offered on the PBS BX in the past? I've ordered some twice over the years, and using the flotation method, have had excellent germination each time.

--Lee Poulsen
Pasadena, California, USA - USDA Zone 10a
Latitude 34°N, Altitude 1150 ft/350 m

On Dec 27, 2011, at 2:35 PM, Ina Crossley wrote:

> So now to see if it sold in New Zealand before trying eBay.  And try 
> that on the next lot of Zephyranthes Katherinae seeds.  And it is an 
> naturally occurring chemical.
> I am still curious why these seeds are so difficult to germinate when I 
> have not had one other Rain Lily which has acted like that.
> I know last year the seeds were sold on for over $30NZ for 10 
> seeds.  A lot of money for so little result.
> Ina

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