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Discussion in 'Propagation This Month' started by JJ28, Jun 9, 2018.

  1. JJ28

    JJ28 Gardener

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    I planted 65 wallflower seeds (Wilco's own) about 3 weeks ago. 1 germinated last week. That's all :-( Is it worth trying again from another brand, or too late for this year?
     
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    No not to late , they should only take a few days to germinate.
     
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      Yes, try another brand JJ28. Its ideal time to sow them now :)
       
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      Was it an old packet of seed? They normally germinate easily. They don't need too much heat to germinate though, best kept out of sunlight at this time of year.
       
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        I brought some from Wilko about 3 weeks ago (there own brand) Persian Carpet Mix
        for £1.99 and they germinated in less then a week, just sow the seeds
        and then very very lightly cover with compost / soil then water in with
        a fine rose, you don't want to wash the seeds away :)
         
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        Thank you. I've just tried again, with Unwins bedder Mix...the only choice left but it says they're sweetly scented.
         
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