Answer: The idea behind excluding light is to accommodate some seeds need for darkness to germinate. The closet should work fine. These seeds are sensitive to overwatering, so ideally the starting mix is watered ahead of time, and allowed to sit so that the moisture penetrates evenly throughout and any excess has drained to the bottom. Assuming you enclosed the container in plastic wrap or the like, the humidity inside the package should be adequate until the seeds germinate. When germination occurs, immediately remove the plastic and set them in the brightest light available. Basically, once the seeds have been planted on damp mix and covered with plastic and set in the dark, you do nothing but wait. Sort of an anticlimax, isn't it?
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