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zinnias have not sprouted yet

Posted by elenska none (My Page) on
Fri, May 27, 11 at 16:50

I am giving up hope that my zinnias would still come out. I put the seeds in about 6 weeks ago, which I thought was late, but this spring in Vancouver is unusually cold, even today hovering around 10 degrees C (where are our May 20 plus temperatures??). I have not seen any signs of any sprouting. I planted some alyssum seeds just a week ago, on an exeptionally warm day and yesterday they were out. Should I give up on zinnias and start thinking about using the space differntly, or is this normal? my first time planting zinnias so have no idea.

thanks!


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RE: zinnias have not sprouted yet

Zinnia germinate at 24 to 28 Celsius you need to increase soil temp or plan or another flower to fill that space.


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RE: zinnias have not sprouted yet

thanks yiorges, does that mean that the seed is spoiled now or it will still germinate once we get those temperatures?


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