Cypripedium calceolus v. pubescens

Germination Tips


Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.


Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See


This species needs special care as described.
Special Care: 
very difficult; grow in moist compost to which has been added soil from parent plant to provide symbiotic fungi or sow outside in spring in acid duff
Most of the seeds in our Germination Guide have been offered from time to time in our annual Seed Exchange (Seedex).