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    sprouting in sphagnum moss- will it work

    so I just got my little seeds out of the fridge form stratification, put them in a paper towel... now what do I do to get them growing?
    can I sprout them in sphagnum moss?

    what should I do?

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    I'm sure they will sprout in sphagnum, you might tear it up so that is doesn't outgrow em.

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    it is the brown stuff you get in a bad...going to wash it good..

    so should I just sprinkle them all over the pot..I have a good bit of them.

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    There is a good chance they will have a high germination rate, so you might do multiple pots if you have room, but yea, you can sprinkle them on top, keep it moist and warm and wait!

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    Yeah sphagnum moss works very well!
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    If you can get it, milled sphagnum (similar to peat) is great for germinating seeds -- and prevents "damping off" (fungal) disease. The seedlings below were grown in a compost of milled sphagnum and quartz sand. The only problem I have had with live sphagnum is its overgrowth of seedlings . . .

    Nepenthes hamata seedlings -- 2009

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