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dignbloom
Greenfield, IN
(Zone 5b)

June 18, 2001
2:52 PM

Post #6716

I just harvested some seed from my mother's peonies, do I need to to anything special to get them to germinate???
Julie
SDoglover1512
Port Huron, MI
(Zone 5b)

June 18, 2001
3:57 PM

Post #84308

Julie,
I have no idea about germinating them, but please email me if you are willing to part with any
Sandy
jody
MD &, VA
(Zone 7b)


June 18, 2001
4:58 PM

Post #84330

Julie they need stratification. Sometimes can take a year or more for them to germ, and another 2 to 4 years to bloom. Is a lobor of love for sure! :)

I started some outside this fall, only one of them germinated this spring, I'm going to leave the others in their flat for another winter and see what comes up next spring. I was just elated that one of them germinated so quickly.

Good luck!
Jody

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