Re: Alan Lowrie's Pricelist

Andreas Wistuba (A.Wistuba@DKFZ-Heidelberg.DE)
Fri, 11 Nov 1994 09:50:57 GMT+1

> I ordered last year from Mr. Lowrie and had a zero percent
> germination rate for
> Sarracennia (10 pkgs of different seeds)-I should have heeded the
> warning of
> those who had similar failure. I dont think it can be attributed to
> tachnique as every other pkg of seeds I started had some
> germination-even those that have
> been in my fridge for 3 years. I dont know whether his seeds are old
> or just
> not stored properly. I have written to him but to date have not had a
> replyy. I
> dont know how well people do with seeds from other Genera that he
> sells. Any
> comments?? -alex

I tried numbers of tuberous Drosera seeds with very similar
success rates (almost 0). However as I know that they are
difficult to germinate I do not dare to tell that the seeds
were old. It might have been a technical problem from my

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