Allium

Allium karataviense 'Ivory Queen'

Germination Tips

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Sow immediately. The viability of these seeds is short or the species propagates best with fresh seed. Stored seed might be coaxed into germination with temperature cycling and patience.

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Use repeated cycles of 4°C, then 20°C for 3 months each. Germination is very prolonged.
Special Care: 
store seed @ 4°C; seed stored @ 20°C takes 6-9 months to germinate

Allium kokanicum

Germination Tips

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Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.

Allium komarovianum

Germination Tips

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.

Allium komarowii

Germination Tips

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Sow @ 4°C.

Allium luteolum

Germination Tips

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Sow @4°C for 3 weeks, then place @20°C.

Allium luteum

Germination Tips

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.

Allium mairei v. amabile

Germination Tips

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.

Allium moly

Germination Tips

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Use repeated cycles of 4°C, then 20°C for 3 months each. Germination is very prolonged.

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This species needs special care as described.
Special Care: 
store seed @ 4°C; seed stored @ 20°C takes 6-9 months to germinate

Allium murrayanum

Germination Tips

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Sow @4°C for 3 weeks, then place @20°C.

Allium narcissiflorum

Germination Tips

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Sow @ 20°C for 6 weeks, then place @ 4°C for 6 weeks, then slowly raise temperature to 10°C for 6 weeks. If there is no germination, repeat the cycle. This mimics fall sowing outdoors for spring germination.

Allium neapolitanum

Germination Tips

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Sow immediately. The viability of these seeds is short or the species propagates best with fresh seed. Stored seed might be coaxed into germination with temperature cycling and patience.

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This species needs special care as described.

J

Sow @4°C for 3 weeks, then place @20°C.
Special Care: 
constant humidity

Allium neopolitanum

Germination Tips

!

Sow immediately. The viability of these seeds is short or the species propagates best with fresh seed. Stored seed might be coaxed into germination with temperature cycling and patience.

J

Sow @4°C for 3 weeks, then place @20°C.
Special Care: 
constant humidity

Allium nigrum

Germination Tips

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Sow @ 20°C for 6 weeks, then place @ 4°C for 6 weeks, then slowly raise temperature to 10°C for 6 weeks. If there is no germination, repeat the cycle. This mimics fall sowing outdoors for spring germination.

Allium nutans

Germination Tips

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Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.

Allium nutans X senescens

Germination Tips

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.

Allium obliquum

Germination Tips

J

Sow @4°C for 3 weeks, then place @20°C.

Allium ochotense

Germination Tips

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.

Allium ochroleucum

Germination Tips

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Sow @4°C for 3 weeks, then place @20°C.

Allium oreophilum

Germination Tips

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Sow @4°C for 3 weeks, then place @20°C.

Allium oschaninii

Germination Tips

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Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
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