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Burretiokentia hapala seed germination

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I pulled some of the purple seeds off my Burretiokentia hapala, cleaned them and dropped them in a zip lock baggy with some damp perlite and sphagnum moss.  I'm using a little heat, wrapping the bag in foil and leaving it on top of my water heater).  I'm curious what typical sprouting time is on this species if anyone has used this technique with this species. 

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Steve Mac

I struck some a few years ago, no baggy , no heat, just in a pot outside.

So I imagine yours should be fine. 

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DoomsDave
8 minutes ago, Steve Mac said:

I struck some a few years ago, no baggy , no heat, just in a pot outside.

So I imagine yours should be fine. 

How long did it take for them to germinate? 

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Steve Mac

Dave, I won't guess because it was over 8 years ago, I cant remember, but it didn't seem long at the time as I recall. 

One was variegated but it grew out of that, I have since given them all away.

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3 minutes ago, Steve Mac said:

Dave, I won't guess because it was over 8 years ago, I cant remember, but it didn't seem long at the time as I recall. 

One was variegated but it grew out of that, I have since given them all away.

Thanks for the rapid response 

Most of the New Caledonians take a month or two 

BUT candor appreciated!

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