Germination

Clarke Brunt clarke at brunt.demon.co.uk
Thu Feb 9 16:03:02 EST 1995


In Article <3h9i34$ssc at freud.inst.com> Robert McGehee  writes:
>	I am trying to germinate a tomato seeds between two moist
>sheets of paper towels.  I keep it wet but my seeds to not seem
>to be germinating at all.  It has been 5 days and I haven't seen
>any progress.  Does it naturally take this long or is something
>wrong?

Dare we ask why? Anyway, tomato seeds remain viable for many years,
so that shouldn't be the problem. I'd say they just take this long -
obviously the speed will be temperature dependent. I'd imagine that
68F/20C or perhaps a bit higher might be good.

-- 
Clarke Brunt (clarke at brunt.demon.co.uk)



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