Parlor Palm

kristgray(5)December 5, 2007

In August I planted 100 seeds in small containers and not one has sprouted. I know they can take anywhere from 21-500 days to germinate, but it just seems odd that of 100, I don't even have 1 growing. Is there any reason why my seeds are not sprouting?

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georgez5il(z5 IL)

The soil temperature should be 75-80F if not then apply bottom heat. If all the 100 seed are from the same plant then it would be expected that they will germinate at about the same time.

    Bookmark   December 5, 2007 at 8:20AM
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kristgray(5)

They are as far from windows as I can get them (it's drafty in the winter), and located on a shelf above the oven. How else might I keep them warmer?

    Bookmark   December 5, 2007 at 4:11PM
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gemfire(z9/10 AZ)

I start things on top of my refrigerator and my upright freezer. Its seems to be just the right amount of heat
to start seeds. then after they germinate I put them under
lights. Hope this helps.

gemfire

    Bookmark   January 23, 2008 at 9:14AM
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