Actaea dahurica

Germination Tips

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This species needs special care as described.

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Pulpy coat inhibits germination. Remove by soaking and rinsing in clean water daily for approximately 7 days. Discard water.

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Use repeated cycles of 20°C, then 4°C for 3 months each. Germination is very prolonged.
Special Care: 
scarify with concentrated sulphuric acid for at least 3 hours CAUTION:THIS CAN BE A DANGEROUS PROCEDURE
Most of the seeds in our Germination Guide have been offered from time to time in our annual Seed Exchange (Seedex).