Cypripedium macranthos

Germination Tips

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This species needs special care as described.

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Requires light or the small seeds should be surface sown. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgkXUSI1GWo&index=1&list=UUJfYCNSWCIuOB2...

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