Actaea pachypoda rubriflora

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.

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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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This species needs special care as described.
Special Care: 
seedlings must be grown at cool temperature, best achieved by sowing in open ground
Most of the seeds in our Germination Guide have been offered from time to time in our annual Seed Exchange (Seedex).