Hedysarum grandiflorum

Hedysarum grandiflorum COST 2017
Germination Tips

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This species needs special care as described.

1

Resents transplanting.

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: 
hot water soak; protect from damping off; plant in deep pot, does not transplant well
Most of the seeds in our Germination Guide have been offered from time to time in our annual Seed Exchange (Seedex).