Pamianthe peruviana seeds per Rick Buell

Karl Church 64kkmjr@gmail.com
Mon, 26 Oct 2015 12:11:15 PDT
Cynthia,

I float my Hfippeastrum seeds and transfer the sprouts into Jiffy 7 coir
pellets, which I place in 2" pots, & grow them out for 1 years that way. I
seldom have any problems with mold & of course you can always use a
fungicide if a individual shows an sign of mold.

Karl Church
Dinuba z9b
On Oct 26, 2015 5:20 AM, "Cynthia Mueller" <cynthiasbulbs@hotmail.com>
wrote:

> Ina, do you boil your water first before placing the seeds into moist
> perlite? I have two seedlings of Hipp. Harrisonii (1.5 inch leaves) that
> I've begun to change from a "normal" environment to growing in wet soil
> from then on. But at this point a person wonders about a possible mold
> attack. And, I sometimes wonder if very young plants need the presence of
> certain soil microbes in order to thrive. And, what about the concept that
> plant roots need oxygen? We need more plant scientists in our bulb
> community...
>
> Cynthia W Mueller
>
> > On Oct 25, 2015, at 11:06 PM, Ina Crossley <klazina1@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I received 10 seeds, one went mouldy, 9 are doing fine.
> >
> > I used the damp perlite method in  sealed clear container.  Others may
> have done it differently.  The sedlings are almost ready to be planted up.
> >
> > I think the success rate for the others is about the same.
> >
> > Ina Crossley
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