Calopogon tuberosus

Germination Tips


This species needs special care as described.
Special Care: 
Collect the capsules in early Sept. before they split. Either sow in a dryish sphagnum bog or surface sterilize the capsule,remove the seed aseptically and sow thinly in a good culture medium. Some will germinate at 20°C, remainder germinate if put at 4°C for 2 months. Need bright light to grow. "Alternatively, you can collect mature seed and sow in a sphagnum bog.
Most of the seeds in our Germination Guide have been offered from time to time in our annual Seed Exchange (Seedex).