Re: drosera stragglers (germination)

From: Christer Berglund (
Date: Sat Jun 12 1999 - 09:40:14 PDT

Date: Sat, 12 Jun 1999 18:40:14 +0200
From: Christer Berglund <>
Message-Id: <aabcdefg2133$foo@default>
Subject: Re: drosera stragglers (germination)

> Yes, I've seen this often with my own Drosera, some new guys
> popping up up to a year after sowing the seed. Some seed just waits.
> It's beneficial to the plants survival not to have all seed germinate at
> once, as poor conditions (freezes, fires, etc.) would wipe out the entire
> next generation of plants. If you wait as a seed which is more resistant
> to these changes, it ensures that at least one or more survives for the
> next generation.

Hi Chris,

I guess this mean that I have to be more patient with the seeds I plant.
Maybe if I move the pots to different growing conditions every other
month it might trigger germination in some of the more reluctant

Thank for the help,

Christer Berglund

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