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Russel Lupines do they need soaked or nicked

Posted by Micki777 6 PA (My Page) on
Sun, Jan 8, 12 at 14:42

when WSed.
Best practices
Thanks
Micki


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RE: Russel Lupines do they need soaked or nicked

  • Posted by pvick z6B NYC (My Page) on
    Sun, Jan 8, 12 at 14:52

No, they don't when WSed.

PV


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RE: Russel Lupines do they need soaked or nicked

Nope--just WS those puppies and put 'em out in the cold. Mother Nature will handle germination from that point on.

These were all WS my first year & bloomed back in May/June:


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Gosh I so wish we could grow Lupines down here! They are beautiful.


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OKay then!! Wow nice flower show again Gardenweed, those are OUTSTANDING! The colors, and that deep red one and the white one is so beautiful too, I love the water beads on the plants and the one taken from ground level.
Glad I asked, off to sowing my 100 Lupine seeds
Micki


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Those were my much-anticipated reward for surviving a low of 19 degrees below zero and being buried under 8 ft. of snow last winter.

February... my neighbor very delicately broke the 5 ft. icicles off the gutters.

May

Here's how much snow was on my front lawn (and my roof):

I practically fell to my knees and wept at sight of the first crocus...


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  • Posted by bakemom z6 Central Ohio (My Page) on
    Sun, Jan 8, 12 at 17:45

large seeds do not need to be nicked if they are ws. that goes for 4:00s too.


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Gardenweed, I chuckled at the thought of you weeping at the sight of the first crocus! I'm so excited about wintersowing lupines!


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RE: Russel Lupines do they need soaked or nicked

Bump on " I chuckled at the thought of you weeping at the sight of the first crocus!"
Ma Nature is Amazing
I'd say MIRACULOUS!


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