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imzadi
Jackson, SC
(Zone 8a)

February 25, 2011
11:30 AM

Post #8392267

does this mean they are old
? I just got a pack of pretty pink mgs from Lowes. put them in water hydro solution and today they have like this sticky goo on them. did i do something wrong? will they make it or is this a sign they are done? thanks
beckygardener
(Becky) in Sebastian, FL
(Zone 10a)

February 25, 2011
3:04 PM

Post #8392687

Marie - Pot them up. Don't leave them in the water. They might be non-viable, but I'd still give them a shot!
imzadi
Jackson, SC
(Zone 8a)

February 25, 2011
8:30 PM

Post #8393191

ok took them out of the water which wasnt in too long and put them in pots. will see what happens if anything.
Gourd
Mesilla Park, NM

March 9, 2011
10:25 AM

Post #8416517

I was going to ask how long you left them in water, it could be that the seeds took in the moisture too fast, I've had some turn into goo too, but usually they are left in too long, I'm beginning to think that 6-12 hours is better than 24 hours.. I usually soak overnight.
imzadi
Jackson, SC
(Zone 8a)

March 9, 2011
6:24 PM

Post #8417387

I usually soak over night too but maybe need to go down more.

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