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growing hydrangea from seed

Posted by mamakane z5 WV (My Page) on
Thu, Jan 12, 06 at 15:40

I've started many perenials and even some bulb plants from seed and would now like to try some hydrangea. Has anyone done this? Know where I can get some oak leaf hydrangea seeds?


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RE: growing hydrangea from seed

The seed require a 2-3 month storage at 40F then lightly cover the seed soil temp 65-70F
Could try the seed trading/exchange forum to get some seed


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RE: growing hydrangea from seed

I know one thing about hydrangeas! And that is I have found it completely impossible to clone one. There is this magnificent (lesser known breed) specimen at a bus stop in Mansfield ct that I have been tiring to root for YEARS with zero success. I can make them live a long time but they never ever ever root.

The mom plant is HUGE! Maybe a hundred years old. It resembles more a tree than a bush or shrub.

I will keep tiring though. One of these days.

Good luck with the seeds.


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RE: growing hydrangea from seed

I have hydrangea seed, I think. I have collected some but am having a difficult time with seed identification, cant find it on seed site. I may just have a bag full of chaff, but have ws'd some.


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RE: growing hydrangea from seed

Thanks for the growing info. I'll try starting mine out at the unheated basement window, then move them up under the lights. Maybe I planted chaff too - it was hard to tell. Are the seeds very big?


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