[NAFEX] sprouting seeds

tanis cuff tanistanis at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 5 08:35:38 EST 2003


Does the slight ethylene from fruit in the fridge, and the slight 
temperature fluctuations, have anything to do with these germinations?

Tanis Cuff, always curious about seeds




>From: "Lon J. Rombough" <lonrom at hevanet.com>
>Reply-To: North American Fruit Explorers <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
>To: North American Fruit Explorers <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
>Subject: Re: [NAFEX] sprouting seeds
>Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2003 22:56:28 -0800
>
>Plant them in pots and unless the mold got into the sprout itself, the 
>seeds
>should come up and grow.  I've done the same thing with plums.   When the
>seed has enough cold, it will pop apart and the rootlet will emerge.  Then
>it's time to pot them up.
>-Lon Rombough
>
>From: "Cox SMTP central" <lutesville at cox.net>
>Reply-To: North American Fruit Explorers <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
>Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2003 00:47:36 -0800
>To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
>Subject: [NAFEX] sprouting seeds
>
>
>I was looking for something in the fridg a little while ago and discovered 
>a
>cup
>of cherry seeds I had put in last summer. There was some gray fuzzy stuff I
>assume must be mold, and all the seeds looked to be sprouting, with some
>roots
>almost an inch long. Can these be saved? I am amazed they still had enough
>moisture in them to sprout.
>
>Joyce
>
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