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My Santaka Seeds have mold spores?

Posted by Syntria 8a (My Page) on
Mon, Feb 10, 14 at 23:03

Sorry to be posting so much, but so many questions!

So I have these Santaka Peppers that have been in there for about three days, and you can see the spores on them. Are they on the seed? Was my bag contaminated? What should I do to avoid this in the next set I germinate? Is it safe to continue to germinate and plant these or are they sure to have issues?

Thanks my friends :)

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RE: My Santaka Seeds have mold spores?

  • Posted by digdirt 6b-7a North AR (My Page) on
    Wed, Feb 12, 14 at 16:27

Too wet and too warm = mold growth and mold spores are in the air all around us so no telling where they came from.

I'd go ahead and plant the seeds in your germination mix and assuming you keep proper moisture levels they should still germinate.

If you are generally happy with this method of germination that's fine. Personally I find it more troublesome than the normal approach.


RE: My Santaka Seeds have mold spores?

you could try Hydrogen Peroxide at a diluted level.
some use it to kill mold.
im no expert on levels, so you might want to google it, or maybe someone with experience here can answer.

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