FlytrapCare Carnivorous Plant Forums

Sponsored by FlytrapStore.com

Discuss all micropropagation related topics here.

Moderator: Matt

By quatchi
Posts:  158
Joined:  Sat May 22, 2010 8:00 pm
#60631
Hey everyone,

I'm going to try and germinate some temperate ping seeds from the czech republic. People have recommended using GA3 (gibberellic acid) in soloution for 24 hours (to break their dormancy) and then to sow on media. The problem is I don't know any brand names, or where to buy it. Also, what's a good mixing ratio for germinating seeds? Someone suggested 250 ppm to me, but I've seen as high as 2000ppm and as low as 2 ppm. Am I way out of my league here :? ? I've never used hormones of any kind to germinate seeds, so this would be a first for me.

Thanks for the help :D
By hackerberry
Location: 
Posts:  1700
Joined:  Fri Feb 13, 2009 7:58 pm
#60632
Ebay sells some GA3. use the suggested 250 but it always depend on what type of seeds you are going to use it for.

hb
By mfdes
Location: 
Posts:  45
Joined:  Sat Feb 27, 2010 10:34 am
#60726
Phytotec have some. I bought mine from Austratec, who are their Australian reps.
New donor, new cross

Will your postal carrier get a vote? Definitely sh[…]

Steroids for fly traps

I don't know. I heard or read somewhere that it is[…]

Howdy. I bought several nepenthes from Bergen Wate[…]

Hello can anyone say what is the difference betwee[…]

You're very welcome! Don't make your fishes too j[…]

If you're using perlite, that could contribute a[…]

Hello from Malaysia :) Give it plenty of light […]

Sounds like a unique style! I made mead once back […]

Support the community - Shop at FlytrapStore.com!