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African Violets and Gesneriads: Can not believe this!

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gessieviolet
Saluda, SC
(Zone 8a)

August 17, 2012
4:29 PM

Post #9244998

After the DAVS convention in April, I decided I wanted to try some mini-sinn. Ordered 1 seed pod from Canada; harvested 1 pod from a plant I purchased at the convention in April.

Mind you, I h ave had NO EXPERIENCE with sinns, so had no idea what to expect from these seeds.

Less than 4 months later here is what I have. Don't know whether this is typical of these plants or not but I' m a plantin' and grin'n!!!

(!st) This is the tray of seedlings from a pod of Xanadu x self that accidently ripened;

(2nd) 36 seedlings potted from that batch.

(3rd) shows the total number of plants I got from a pod I ordered from Canada; must admit, I was disappointed in germ results -- but look 3 months FROM DATE OF SOWING I have these beautiful little blooms smiling at me!

I have no idea what to expect as I continue this growing adventure, but I know I have a new love!!

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lbrabec
(Lynn) Omaha, NE
(Zone 5a)

August 17, 2012
7:47 PM

Post #9245196

Congratulations on your success Lane.They look great.
Lynn
tommyr2006
Poughkeepsie, NY

August 18, 2012
10:06 AM

Post #9245625

Congrats! I got some seeds but NONE of them germinated.
Sallysblooms
South, TX

August 18, 2012
5:20 PM

Post #9245982

Wow, great job!

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