Actaea sp.

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.


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


This species needs special care as described.
Special Care: 
difficult to germinate; 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).