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mark smyth

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bulbs from seed
« on: December 29, 2006, 01:14:10 PM »
A few months ago I planted some seeds following Ian Young's method with and a bit from Anne Wright. My label has gone so I dont know if these are my mixed Galanthus seeds or seeds from my own Narcissus crosses that were mainly 'Candlepower' x cyclamineus and 'Candlepower' x asturiencis - label aslo gone. The seedlings afe now up and doing well. Time will tell what they are. This was them yesterday.

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Re: bulbs from seed
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2006, 02:33:45 PM »
Judging by my seed pots, I think these will be snowdrops. All my narcissi seem to germinate with very narrow grass-like leaves, while the galanthi have broader ones like yours, Mark.
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mark smyth

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Re: bulbs from seed
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2006, 02:52:29 PM »
Anne, thanks for the input
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Re: bulbs from seed
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2006, 05:56:46 PM »
I would go along with Anne - given the limited choice of Galanthus & Narcissus. Assuming young seedlings I would expect N. to be narrow and rigid whilst G. are likely to be broader and floppy.
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