Germination Guide

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Lychnis coronaria (Oculata Group)

3

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

4

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lychnis coronata v. sieboldii

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lychnis flos-cuculi

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...

4

Lychnis flos-cuculi 'Little Robin'

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...

4

Lychnis flos-cuculi 'Nana'

3

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

4

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lychnis flos-cuculi v. congesta

3

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

4

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lychnis flos-jovis

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lychnis flos-jovis 'Nana'

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lychnis flos-jovis 'Peggy'

A

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

A

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

A

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

A

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

3

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

4

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lychnis viscaria 'Firebird'

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...

4

Lychnis viscaria 'Splendens Plena'

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...

4

Lychnis viscaria 'Splendens'

3

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

4

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lychnis viscaria ssp. atropurpurea

3

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

4

A

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

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...
Lychnis x arkwrightii 'Vesuvius'

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lychnis x haageana

A

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

A

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

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

A

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

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

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lycopersicon esculentum 'Polish Linguisa'

A

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

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lycopersicon esculentum 'Black Krim'

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lycopersicon esculentum 'Black Krim'

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lycopersicon esculentum 'Bonny Best'

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lycopersicon esculentum 'Cherokee'

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lycopersicon esculentum 'Constoluto Genovese'

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lycopersicon esculentum 'Grandma Climenhage's'

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lycopersicon esculentum 'Green Zebra'

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lycopersicon esculentum 'Marvel Stripe'

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lycopersicon esculentum 'Riesentraube'

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lycopersicon esculentum 'Sweet Millions'

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lycopersicon esculentum 'Tumbler'

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lycopersicon esculentum 'Yellow Pear'

A

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

A

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

A

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

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This species needs special care as described.
pour boiling water over milled sphagnum moss, sow seeds, enclose in plastic bag
Lycopus americanus

A

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

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This species needs special care as described.

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
keep seedlings in pot for 2 years
Lysichiton camtschatcensis

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
poor germination
Lysimachia atropurpurea

A

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

A

Sow @ 20°C. Seed germinates within 3 months.
Lysimachia ciliata 'Firecracker'

A

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

A

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

A

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

A

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

E

Sow @ 20°C for 6 weeks, then place @ 4°C for 6 weeks, then slowly raise temperature to 10°C for 6 weeks. If there is no germination, repeat the cycle. This mimics fall sowing outdoors for spring germination.
Lythrum alatum

J

Sow @4°C for 3 weeks, then place @20°C.