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Name: Betsy
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piksihk
Jan 29, 2013 9:44 AM CST
Have anyone grown these from seeds? I got some in a trade but nothing germinated.

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Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
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jvdubb
Jan 29, 2013 11:22 AM CST
I haven't tried them yet but I just bought some. I am going to winter sow them. Probably will put out this weekend.
Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Jan 29, 2013 1:15 PM CST
According to T&M Seed Starting Database, sow on the surface - they need light to germinate and 4 weeks of cold below 40 degrees then germinate with temperatures around 50 - 60 degrees .. expect irregular germination. Winter Sowing seems like a good option.
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Name: Allison
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Onewish1
Jan 29, 2013 8:17 PM CST

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yes it does.. but I haven't tried them yet
Name: Caroline Scott
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CarolineScott
Jan 30, 2013 7:30 AM CST
I have seeds also-I think WS is the way to go.
Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Jan 30, 2013 8:11 AM CST
Piksihk is zone 9 .. here is what I'd do, I'd sow them in a pot that can be put in a plastic bag then stick in the fridge for a few weeks then take them outside and keep in the shade .. leave the plastic bag on so squirrels & such can't get to them.
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. "

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Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
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jvdubb
Jan 30, 2013 7:59 PM CST
Just WSed my seeds. Wish them luck!
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Onewish1
Jan 30, 2013 8:01 PM CST

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Thumbs up best of luck!!
Name: Joanne
Calgary, AB Canada (Zone 3a)
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Joannabanana
Feb 1, 2013 8:06 AM CST
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Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
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piksihk
Feb 1, 2013 5:52 PM CST
Good idea, Xerantheum; thanks.
While the earth remains, Seed time and harvest, Cold and heat, Winter and summer, And day and night Shall not cease. Gen. 8:22

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