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  Re: Sauromatum venosum seeds
From: "Jaime Rodriguez" <jaime at matnet.com> on 1997.12.22 at 14:11:10(1780)
Hi All!

The Sauromatum Venosum seeds I got just started germinating! I sowed them
in moistened promix, just pressed into the surface, in a clear plastic
salad container from my local grocery store salad bar. I cleaned the flesh
from berries first. I was getting concerned, because most of the seeds
grew a coating of fungus fuzz. It turns out the skin coating on the
surface of the seed was rotting, but the seed itself is unaffected. I
pricked one out to investigate it more closely, discovered the rotting
skin, and a healthy radicle protruding from the seed! A little closer
inspection revealed that instead of the high mortality I feared, I am
getting very high germination! Now I just need to figure out where I am
going to plant 40 sauromatums!

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