[Arisaema-l] Advice on germinating Arisaema limbatum

George R. Stilwell, Jr. GRSJr at att.net
Wed Jun 5 18:00:48 CEST 2013

At 6/5/2013, you wrote:
>Almost all of the species received from the seed exchange has now 
>germinated- with the exception of Arisaema limbatum and Arisaema 
>speciosum. My germination method is to place the seed on moist paper 
>towel, and enclose the moist packets in zip lock baggies, leaving 
>them at room temperature to pre- germinate before planting the 
>sprouted seeds. ........
I use the same method except I keep the baggies in the refrigerator 
(40F) until they sprout.
I've not done A. limbatum, but A. nepenthoides have germinated 44% 
using this method.
Good luck,

>Does Arisaema limbatum require chilling to induce germination? I 
>have been trying to germinate it, and the similar A nepenthoides in 
>the past, without much success. This year I thought I'd attempt A. 
>limbatum instead of nepenthoides, hoping for a better success rate.
>Any advice would be welcome.
>Gordon Tingley
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