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Jul 7, 2010 3:15 PM CST
|Can anyone help ihave put some seeds in and nothing has happened.I have put them in the cactus compost and kept well water but nothing.|
Jul 7, 2010 7:04 PM CST
|We need a little more info.|
What kind of seeds? How long in the compost? heat. light, what conditions?
Jul 8, 2010 5:12 AM CST
|They are dageng seeds and have been in a month in a propagater.|
Jul 8, 2010 5:50 AM CST
|Did you get these from Thailand? It sounds to me like they may not make it. A month is too long.|
Jul 13, 2010 1:59 AM CST
|The seeds i brought which have not taken where brought from plumeria2u.So not very happy|
Jul 13, 2010 4:43 AM CST
|Many things can affect the germination process. It is possible that the seeds were not viable (for whatever reason), but also temperature and moisture conditions can affect germination, as I am sure you know.|
It might be good to bring this to the attention of the seller and see what they say.
Jul 13, 2010 5:54 AM CST
|Ok thank you i will contact them and see what they say.|
Jul 20, 2010 7:44 PM CST
|I usually germinate mine using the baggy method, then I plant them in seed germinating soils until they gets a little bit bigger. I tried many seeds before I finally figured out how to get them to germinate. They are very tricky.|
Jul 28, 2010 8:44 AM CST
|I just planted some from a pod off my Celadine but I wasn't sure if they were viable after being thru the freak freezes this winte. I planted a 72 cell tray and about 10 germinated so far which is fine with me.|
Jul 28, 2010 8:46 AM CST
|That is very good! You should get some nice seedlings from Celadine.|
Jul 28, 2010 10:47 AM CST
I have no idea what pollinated it or with what. I don't know if it's self fertile. I have some seedlings from a pod off it last year that are probably 12-18 in tall so perhaps next years I'll see what comes out.
Jul 28, 2010 11:27 AM CST
|Like with people, it will have some of the traits of each parent..... and that is why seedlings are exciting: they will give you new varieties!|
Aug 9, 2010 6:49 AM CST
|Hi all, its great to meet some others who are interested in growing plumerias from seed. |
... I am an addict.
It is mid-winter here in New Zealand at the moment but that doesn't slow me down as I grow them all year round, indoors.
re the question above, most of my seeds start to sprout from 3 days onwards, till about 3 weeks. But only recently I had some sprout after a whole month, was Very surprised as this is most unusual. I suspect these were a little old but may have let them dry out a little too much.
Those Celadine seedlings sound very exciting, and from your own tree. do keep us posted.
Aug 9, 2010 7:42 AM CST
Aug 13, 2010 5:52 AM CST
|Here is a picture of a seedling a fellow plumeria enthusiast grew from seeds he got from me three years ago. It is an excellent first bloom and I'm excited about it. He shared a piece of the tree with me so it will now be growing in two locations!|
Aug 13, 2010 7:33 AM CST
|Beautiful color. I have a few Thai seedlings that I'm hoping to see bloom in the next year or so.|
Aug 27, 2010 3:41 AM CST
|I noticed the other day that my Celedine-looking plummie has a new pod on it. I don't pollinate it and I don't have any others blooming in the area so something is pollinating it from somewhere else or it is self fertile with some critter help.|
When these seedlings grow up a bit, I will place them with other people too to see what they grown into.
Aug 27, 2010 3:53 AM CST
|Thrips will self-fertilize from time to time.|
Name: Stuart Pointon
Sep 29, 2010 10:29 AM CST
|Hi Bumble I have just noticed this post and we do not actually sell a seed called Dageng? If you can let me know which seeds they actually are I will get some replacemants off to you. We have found the best way in the UK is a mix of 50/50 cactus compost and perlite and then to keep them at a constant 70 degrees. Every batch of seed we sell we test and if we dont get at least 70% we dont sell them. As Hetty says some seeds are just not viable but if you let me know I will get some replacements off to you.|