Propagation forum: Propagation from seed

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ImageTodd_Boland
Feb 17, 2010 4:20 PM CST
Name: Todd Boland
St. John's, Newfoundland, Cana
Many alpines are only obtainable by seed...some need a stratification (cold period), some don't. It is often a hit and miss thing. If you are wondering how to germinate a specific plant, here is the place to inquire.
CarolineScott
Apr 18, 2010 9:50 AM CST
The first of the NARGS seeds to germinate are the alyssum stribinyi ---- an alyssum from
Bulgaria. It was sowed outdoors in a container.
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ImageTodd_Boland
Apr 18, 2010 4:45 PM CST
Name: Todd Boland
St. John's, Newfoundland, Cana
I agree that many Alyssum species are very fast to germinate with no fuss.
CarolineScott
Dec 16, 2010 8:47 AM CST
The NARGS seed list for 2011 is on line.
My goodness! over 4500 items!
That will take a few cold days in January to peruse!

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