Allium aflatunense 'Purple Sensation'

Germination Tips


This species needs special care as described.


Requires scarification. Nick or rub between sheets of sandpaper.  See  Seed coat of Baptisia and Oxytropis and other Fabaceae can be scarified by soaking in boiling water. See


Sow @ 4°C for 3 months, then place @ 20°C for 3 months.
Special Care: 
scarify one year old seeds with sulfuric acid for 15 min, and stratify at 4°C. (from Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences 2010 Vol. 47 No. 4 pp. 317-319)
Most of the seeds in our Germination Guide have been offered from time to time in our annual Seed Exchange (Seedex).