Caragana pygmaea

Caragana pygmaea CLAR 2015, 2018
Germination Tips

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This species needs special care as described.

6

Requires scarification. Nick or rub between sheets of sandpaper.  See https://youtu.be/icB9HrqdQqU  Seed coat of Baptisia and Oxytropis and other Fabaceae can be scarified by soaking in boiling water. See http://botanicallyinclined.org/continuing-the-sowing-in-hot-water

7

Requires soaking. Place in warm water until seeds swell, usually 24-48 hours. Discard floaters and the water used for soaking. See https://youtu.be/dhL57pqnHHQ

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Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Special Care: 
store seed @ 5°C; scarify seed that hasn't swollen after soaking 24 hours, resoak
Most of the seeds in our Germination Guide have been offered from time to time in our annual Seed Exchange (Seedex).