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    how long are highland Nepenthes seeds viable?

    I know lowland seeds don't last long, how long do highlands stay viable?
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    exponentially decreases from ripened date...you want to shoot for seeds that are new to 3 months old. wouldnt go for absolutely anything past 6.
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    Thanks amp. How about lowlands. I know it's not long but not sure how long.
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    10 minutes less than you have them lol

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    Jar hat Mickey.
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    Adding to the good info given already,
    I would think that the length of time has a lot to do with the conditions they are
    harvested & stored under.

    Not that this helps....
    Experience is the best teacher. At least it used to be.
    But then, common sense isn't so common anymore, is it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by JB_OrchidGuy View Post
    Thanks amp. How about lowlands. I know it's not long but not sure how long.
    never looked into lowland species...sorry. i would have imagined them being the same...but like what GrowingOld said, how the seeds are kept has a lot to do with their shelf life...
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    I know I kept vent seeds a few weeks at room temps and got pretty good germination. Not sure how old they were when I got then though. Just curious. I have been looking at seeds again lol.
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