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Author Topic: Pulsatilla 2021  (Read 5216 times)

Gail

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Re: Pulsatilla 2021
« Reply #45 on: December 02, 2021, 08:07:47 AM »
I leave the 'tails' on - find they make the seed nice and easy to handle and have not noticed any problems with rotting etc. Mother Nature leaves them on...
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Re: Pulsatilla 2021
« Reply #46 on: December 04, 2021, 02:38:17 AM »

Tristan_He

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Re: Pulsatilla 2021
« Reply #47 on: December 04, 2021, 07:26:48 AM »
I leave the 'tails' on - find they make the seed nice and easy to handle and have not noticed any problems with rotting etc. Mother Nature leaves them on...

I must say I haven't noticed any differences either. If I have a lot of seed sometimes I do take the tails off though - obviously in nature you won't usually get 50 seedlings germinating close together in a plastic pot, and I do worry that any disease that does occur could spread. Pulsatilla seedlings are quite robust though so maybe I'm being neurotic!

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Re: Pulsatilla 2021
« Reply #48 on: December 05, 2021, 02:48:09 AM »
I don't think it matters in the end, either.   i break mine off, just because I think the seeds are easier to handle.  The natural break point isn't close to the seed itself, so you don't have to worry about possibly damaging the seed itself.
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