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Aster seed germination

Posted by skfrey25 6a (My Page) on
Tue, Jul 31, 12 at 0:37


I am pretty new to seed starting. About two weeks ago, I started some purple coneflower, viola tricolor, bellflower, and aster seeds under lights, on a heat mat. I have gotten quite a few sprouts from the first three, but none from the asters. I have some seeds in a damp paper towel in the fridge that I will try if these don't germinate. These are Wonder of Staffa aster seeds. Does anyone have much experience starting asters from seed? What should I expect?


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RE: Aster seed germination

  • Posted by morz8 Z8 Wa coast (My Page) on
    Tue, Jul 31, 12 at 11:01

Sow at approx 68F, typically germination may be slow. They don't require the moist chill, but it won't have hurt them.

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