Reticulatum seed

Shane Simonsen shane.simonsen@icloud.com
Mon, 28 May 2018 13:51:50 PDT
Thanks for that advice- I was leaning in that direction when I felt how thin the skin on the seed is.

Shane

> On 29 May 2018, at 4:23 am, Johannes-Ulrich Urban <johannes-ulrich-urban@t-online.de> wrote:
> 
> Hello Shane,
> 
> For sure do NOT give them a hot water treatment! I remember a failure to germinate these seeds and Mauro Peixoto from Brazil Plants told me that they need a prophylactic treatment with fungicide. Mine had succumbed to mildew.
> Personally I would not germinate these in water (I do that with excellent results with the flat seeded species that float on the water ) but sow in something like sand, pumice, fine graded lava, perlite or vermiculite. And better not keep them in an enclosed humid condition which would encourage fungal infection.
> 
> Good luck!
> 
> Uli 
> 
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