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'Streptocarpus Seeds'

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 20th April 2012

Streptocarpus seed to grow? I've had 2 packets of your seed and nothing happened. Did the instructions to the letter and nothing. Help. Answer: As you will have discovered Marian, streptocarpus seed is extremely fine, so it is essential to take great care when opening the packets. I find that seed

Handling Small Seeds

Handling Small Seeds The tiny dust-like seed of plants like begonias and calceolarias can be especially difficult to deal with. Alan Toogood describes how to go about germinating seed you can hardly see. Many plants, both hardy and tender have extremely fine dust-like seeds. They are produced in…

How to Sow Small Seeds | Thompson and Morgan

…Gardening Blog * Competitions * How to sow small seeds How to sow small seeds Some plants, such as streptocarpus, hardy primulas and begonia produce very tiny seeds that are almost dust-like. In nature these plants rely on producing large quantities of seed to increase their chances of survival, but…

Effect of Light on Germination and Seedlings

…often occur. On the other hand seed which is obtained non-commercially, in small quantities from the home gardener, seed lists, or the more unusual items from seed merchants may prove to be much more fussy in its requirements. In fact, research has shown that with seeds other than cultivated forms…

Thompson & Morgan Facebook Question and Answer Session 21st February 2014

…How is best to germinate verbena seeds? Answer: Hello Diana. You can sow Verbena from February to April on the surface of a good free draining, damp seed compost and lightly cover the seed with vermiculite. Place them in a propagator or seal the seed tray inside a polythene bag, maintaining…