Seeds forum: Germination of swertia (species not known)

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Name: Caroline Scott
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CarolineScott
Jan 6, 2015 10:31 AM CST
Swertia seeds germinated in 11 to 12 days on vermiculite which was soaked with about 330 ppm GA3. This was at 20 ºC or 70 ºF.
I do not know which species this is. They are related to Gentians.
Name: Anne
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Xeramtheum
Jan 7, 2015 3:42 PM CST
Can't wait to see what the mature plant looks like!
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Name: Caroline Scott
Calgary (Zone 4a)
Charter ATP Member Region: Canadian Bulbs Winter Sowing Enjoys or suffers cold winters Lilies
Peonies Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Garden Ideas: Master Level
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CarolineScott
Jan 8, 2015 9:11 PM CST
I will take pictures if I get it through to flowers.

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