Germination Guide

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Eranthis longistipitata

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Sow immediately. The viability of these seeds is short or the species propagates best with fresh seed. Stored seed might be coaxed into germination with temperature cycling and patience.

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This species needs special care as described.

C

Sow @ 20°C for 3 months, then place @ 4°C for 3 months.
germination unlikely after dry storage > 6 months; best stored in moist towels at either 4°C or 20°C; grow seedlings at cool temperature
Eremurus 'Pinnochio'

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Sow immediately. The viability of these seeds is short or the species propagates best with fresh seed. Stored seed might be coaxed into germination with temperature cycling and patience.

*

This species needs special care as described.

L

Expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_KKbGYTEM

grow seedling at cool temperature
Eremurus 'Pinocchio'

*

This species needs special care as described.

L

Expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_KKbGYTEM

grow seedling at cool temperature
Eremurus stenophyllus v. bungei

!

Sow immediately. The viability of these seeds is short or the species propagates best with fresh seed. Stored seed might be coaxed into germination with temperature cycling and patience.

*

This species needs special care as described.

L

Expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_KKbGYTEM

grow seedlings at cool temperature
Eremurus tianschanicus

F

Sow @ 4°C.
Eremurus 'Moneymaker'

!

Sow immediately. The viability of these seeds is short or the species propagates best with fresh seed. Stored seed might be coaxed into germination with temperature cycling and patience.

*

This species needs special care as described.

L

Expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_KKbGYTEM

grow seedling at cool temperature
Eremurus altaicus

C

Sow @ 20°C for 3 months, then place @ 4°C for 3 months.
Eremurus bungei

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This species needs special care as described.

L

Expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_KKbGYTEM

grow seedlings at cool temperature
Eremurus himalaicus

!

Sow immediately. The viability of these seeds is short or the species propagates best with fresh seed. Stored seed might be coaxed into germination with temperature cycling and patience.

L

Expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_KKbGYTEM

*

This species needs special care as described.
Clothier recommends 25°C x 4 weeks then 4°C (dark) x 12 weeks, slowly raise temp and light, grow seedlings at 4°C
Eremurus hybrid

!

Sow immediately. The viability of these seeds is short or the species propagates best with fresh seed. Stored seed might be coaxed into germination with temperature cycling and patience.

L

Expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_KKbGYTEM

Eremurus robustus

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Sow immediately. The viability of these seeds is short or the species propagates best with fresh seed. Stored seed might be coaxed into germination with temperature cycling and patience.

D

Use repeated cycles of 20°C, then 4°C for 3 months each. Germination is very prolonged.

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This species needs special care as described.
grow seedling at cool temperature
Eremurus sp.

!

Sow immediately. The viability of these seeds is short or the species propagates best with fresh seed. Stored seed might be coaxed into germination with temperature cycling and patience.

L

Expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_KKbGYTEM

Eremurus stenophyllus

!

Sow immediately. The viability of these seeds is short or the species propagates best with fresh seed. Stored seed might be coaxed into germination with temperature cycling and patience.

L

Expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_KKbGYTEM

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This species needs special care as described.
grow seedling at cool temperature
Eremurus stenophyllus ssp. stenophyllus

!

Sow immediately. The viability of these seeds is short or the species propagates best with fresh seed. Stored seed might be coaxed into germination with temperature cycling and patience.

L

Expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_KKbGYTEM

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This species needs special care as described.
grow seedlings at cool temperature
Eremurus stenophyllus var. bungei

!

Sow immediately. The viability of these seeds is short or the species propagates best with fresh seed. Stored seed might be coaxed into germination with temperature cycling and patience.

*

This species needs special care as described.

L

Expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_KKbGYTEM

grow seedlings at cool temperature
Eremurus x isabellinus 'Cleopatra'

L

Expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_KKbGYTEM

Eremurus x isabellinus Ruiter hybrid

L

Expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_KKbGYTEM

Eremurus x isabellinus Shelford Hybrids

L

Expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_KKbGYTEM

Erianthus ravennae

A

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

K

Sow @ 10°C. Most species for which we suggest this temperature will also germinate at 20°C, but prefer the cooler temperature for sturdy growth.
Ericameria discoidea

A

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

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Erigeron eatonii v. lavandulus

A

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

A

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

A

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

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Erigeron 'Azure Fairy'

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Erigeron 'Rosa Juwel'

A

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

A

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

A

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

A

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

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Erigeron aureus 'Canary Bird'

A

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

A

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

A

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

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Erigeron chrysopsidis 'Grand Ridge'

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Erigeron chrysopsidis v. brevifolius

A

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

A

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

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Erigeron compositus v. dicoideus

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Erigeron compositus v. glabratus

A

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

A

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

A

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

A

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

2

Requires darkness.
Erigeron glabellus

A

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

F

Sow @ 4°C.
Erigeron glaucus 'Olga'

F

Sow @ 4°C.
Erigeron heterochaeta

A

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

L

Expose to fluctuating outdoor winter temperatures including freezing for 3 months. Gradually increase light and temperature in spring. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SO_KKbGYTEM

Erigeron hybrid

A

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

A

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

A

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

A

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

3

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

A

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

A

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

A

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

A

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

A

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

A

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