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whats the best way to germinate nepenthes seeds?


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#1 mark

 
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Posted 08 February 2012 - 16:40 PM

Hi All
Can anyone one give me some tips on how best to germinate highland nepenthes seeds?
Please pm me.
Thanks
Mark

#2 Gareth Davies

 
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Posted 08 February 2012 - 20:32 PM

Here's my method.
Sow seeds on a mix of 80% perlite/ 20% moss peat.
Place in 1cm of water, in electric propagator with the lid propped open a little for ventilation.
Put brights lights over the propagator (eg, T5s)- giving maybe 14 hours a day light.
Temperature 20-25 degrees C.

The most important factor of all is having very fresh seeds.

Good luck!

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Posted 08 February 2012 - 22:36 PM

Hi Gareth.

Thanks for the tips. I will keep you posted on how I get on.

Cheers

Mark

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 19:16 PM

Hi Gareth.

Thanks for the tips. I will keep you posted on how I get on.

Cheers

Mark


Hi
Good luck Mark, I think i'm going to have a go with some nep seeds using the same advice you where given!
Fingers crossed
Jim

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 07:56 AM

How long should they take to germinate ?

#6 mark

 
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Posted 24 May 2012 - 13:09 PM

Hi All
I sowed the seeds I had on the 17th of Feb . I now have 2 dubia and 1 inermis just starting to germinate.
thanks for the advice . :)

regards

Mark