Dactylorhiza purpurella

Germination Tips

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This species needs special care as described.
Special Care: 
Harvais and Hadley improved the germination rate of Dactylorhiza purpurella by sterilizing the seeds with calcium hypochlorite solution until they lost their colour. Also see http://www.lidaforsgarden.com/Orchids/dactylorhiza_eng.htm Also see http://www.leavesnbloom.com/2012/07/northern-marsh-orchid-dactylorhiza.html Also see http://www.leavesnbloom.com/2012/07/northern-marsh-orchid-dactylorhiza.html
Most of the seeds in our Germination Guide have been offered from time to time in our annual Seed Exchange (Seedex).