Re: seed germination

Robert Allen (Robert.Allen@Eng.Sun.COM)
Fri, 14 Jan 1994 09:18:10 +0800

>>Some time ago I bought quite a lot of "tuberous" Drosera seeds from
>>Allen Lowrie. Unfortunately germination rate was extremely low
>>(almost zero) though I've trated them with giberellic acid.
>>Does anybody know how to break seed dormancy with this group of
>>sundews really efficiently?

I've only grown D. peltata from seed, but in that case
I just planted them, and they came up like little weeds
on their own, no pre-treatment was required. I've never
heard of tuberous *seed* being particularly hard to deal
with. The tubers are another story though.