HomeGalleryFAQRegisterLog in
Latest topics
» Romanian Online Journal - Xerophilia
by eduart Fri Jun 30, 2017 6:56 am

» Free continual trading thread
by chris86 Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:54 pm

» Nooker gone aussie
by Jackdaripper Sat Jun 10, 2017 8:40 am

» Newbie here, received a few succulents as a gift. Would love some help identifying them so I can research how to care for them!
by SneakyCuttlefish Fri Jun 02, 2017 7:08 am

» What is it?
by SneakyCuttlefish Fri Jun 02, 2017 7:07 am

» Hi from Melbourne
by jennym Mon May 29, 2017 6:38 pm


Share | 
 

 Germinating Brachychiton rupestris?

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
hornet



Number of posts : 112
Location : brisbane
Registration date : 2008-04-26

PostSubject: Germinating Brachychiton rupestris?   Thu May 22, 2008 8:34 am

i have seed i harvested last september from out roma way and thought i should get around to sowing it. Any idea how i go about it, what mix and all that jazz?
Back to top Go down
parrotsheaven
Calm and Collected
avatar

Number of posts : 464
Location : Corio. Victoria
Registration date : 2008-05-14

PostSubject: Re: Germinating Brachychiton rupestris?   Thu May 22, 2008 9:28 am

Brachychiton are easy from seeds. I use Debco seed raising mix (has heaps of sand in it) and coir seed raising mix 50/50 that you buy in a block and soak in water. I use this mix for all my seed raising.

I use coir as it helps to retain moisture with our extreme dry temps we have in summer. It also has fertilizer in it which gives the seedlings a good start.

Coir is made from coconut husk. It does have peat on the label and this is what puts a lot of people off using it. It is great stuff and have been using it for 12months now in most of my soil mixes.

Copied this from Wikipedia: In horticulture, coir is recommended as substitute for peat because it is free of bacteria and fungal spores, and is sustainably produced without the environmental damage caused by peat mining.
Back to top Go down
 
Germinating Brachychiton rupestris?
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Germinating Brachychiton rupestris?
» Pre-germinating seeds to extend the growing season
» germinating lettuce
» Direct Sow Lettuce Not Germinating
» Crassula Rupestris ssp. Marnieriana

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Australian Cacti Forum :: - :: Succulents-
Jump to: