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sprouting seeds

Posted by pbgv 10 (My Page) on
Sun, Feb 28, 10 at 1:48

My bridal veil tree (Caesalpinia granadillo) has just dropped seed pods. I would love to try sprouting and growing. the pods are very thick and hard. How do I go about sprouting them?

Thanks


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RE: sprouting seeds

I'd just remove the seeds from the pods and plant them. I'd start them in pots. I've started Pride of Barbados and RP seeds with no pre-treatment.


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RE: sprouting seeds

Pretreating seeds can often be avoided if the seeds are planted as soon as they have ripened. As the seed ages the seed coat on many plants seeds becomes impermeable, and then requires pretreatment. Al


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RE: sprouting seeds

  • Posted by morz8 Z8 Wa coast (My Page) on
    Sun, Feb 28, 10 at 11:42

ufl.edu - "seeds have a seed coat dormancy that is weak. Soaking a few hours in warm water usually sufficient." Also, " Germinates best at temperatures greater than 84F"


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