Carex

Carex comans 'Frosted Curls'

Germination Tips

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This species needs special care as described.

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Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...

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Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Special Care: 
raise temperature of seedlings very slowly by growing under layer of snow

Carex stellata

Germination Tips

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We have incomplete information on the germination of this species. Sometimes we offer an educated guess about which approach you could try. Let us know what is successful.

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...

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

Carex viridula

Germination Tips

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Give sown seeds several weeks @ 20°C to imbibe water (perhaps even germinate!), then expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_KKbGYTEM

Carex 'Frosted Curls'

Germination Tips

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

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...

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This species needs special care as described.

Carex 'Majken'

Germination Tips

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Sow @ 10°C. Most species for which we suggest this temperature will also germinate at 20°C, but prefer the cooler temperature for sturdy growth.

Carex baccans

Germination Tips

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

Carex baccans

Germination Tips

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

Carex buchananii

Germination Tips

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Sow @ 20°C. If seed does not germinate within 3 months, try 4°C for 1-2 months, then 20°C again.

Carex buchananii Dwarf Form

Germination Tips

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Sow @ 20°C. If seed does not germinate within 3 months, try 4°C for 1-2 months, then 20°C again.

Carex comans

Germination Tips

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

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...

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This species needs special care as described.
Special Care: 
raise temperature of seedlings very slowly by growing under layer of snow

Carex comans 'Bronze'

Germination Tips

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

3

Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...

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This species needs special care as described.
Special Care: 
raise temperature of seedlings very slowly by growing under layer of snow

Carex cuprina

Germination Tips

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

Carex elata 'Aurea'

Germination Tips

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

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This species needs special care as described.
Special Care: 
bog plant; stand pot in 3 cm water

Carex elata 'Bowles Golden'

Germination Tips

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

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This species needs special care as described.
Special Care: 
bog plant; stand pot in 3 cm water

Carex flacca

Germination Tips

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Sow @ 10°C. Most species for which we suggest this temperature will also germinate at 20°C, but prefer the cooler temperature for sturdy growth.

Carex flagellifera

Germination Tips

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

Carex flagellifera 'Bronze'

Germination Tips

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

Carex glauca

Germination Tips

K

Sow @ 10°C. Most species for which we suggest this temperature will also germinate at 20°C, but prefer the cooler temperature for sturdy growth.

Carex grayi

Germination Tips

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Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...

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

Carex lupulina

Germination Tips

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