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Tips for sprouting older seeds

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So what's your tips for getting old seeds to sprout guys, I've tried h202 and a few other things like soaking them seaweed juice etc both ways very limited success, i really wanna sprout at least one of a certain strain i have, i did have ten seeds but down to six. I`m thinking of scuffing the seeds in some sand paper before a soak in seaweed juice, but more ideas welcome guys. Cheers . :nice:
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2-Scoops wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 12:55 pm
So what's your tips for getting old seeds to sprout guys, I've tried h202 and a few other things like soaking them seaweed juice etc both ways very limited success, i really wanna sprout at least one of a certain strain i have, i did have ten seeds but down to six. I`m thinking of scuffing the seeds in some sand paper before a soak in seaweed juice, but more ideas welcome guys. Cheers . :nice:
Did I send you up any "Startonic" in them silver bottles?
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Keeno wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 1:11 pm
2-Scoops wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 12:55 pm
So what's your tips for getting old seeds to sprout guys, I've tried h202 and a few other things like soaking them seaweed juice etc both ways very limited success, i really wanna sprout at least one of a certain strain i have, i did have ten seeds but down to six. I`m thinking of scuffing the seeds in some sand paper before a soak in seaweed juice, but more ideas welcome guys. Cheers . :nice:
Did I send you up any "Startonic" in them silver bottles?
You did yes i forgot about that, man its in top of fridge. I`ll check out instructions for it mate and give it a whirl next attempt, i think ill do the seed scuff thing as well before using it.. :nice:
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2-Scoops wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 12:55 pm
So what's your tips for getting old seeds to sprout guys, I've tried h202 and a few other things like soaking them seaweed juice etc both ways very limited success, i really wanna sprout at least one of a certain strain i have, i did have ten seeds but down to six. I`m thinking of scuffing the seeds in some sand paper before a soak in seaweed juice, but more ideas welcome guys. Cheers . :nice:
Trifle ? :-p I need another go. We need to make some seeds
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Re: Tips for sprouting older seeds

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Paul_led wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 2:04 pm
2-Scoops wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 12:55 pm
So what's your tips for getting old seeds to sprout guys, I've tried h202 and a few other things like soaking them seaweed juice etc both ways very limited success, i really wanna sprout at least one of a certain strain i have, i did have ten seeds but down to six. I`m thinking of scuffing the seeds in some sand paper before a soak in seaweed juice, but more ideas welcome guys. Cheers . :nice:
Trifle ? :-p I need another go. We need to make some seeds
No mate its killer purps by Bomb Seeds. :nice:
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Re: Tips for sprouting older seeds

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I just popped a bunch of old seeds with really poor germ rates. I was basically only getting 1 in 6 seeds to pop....its heart breaking when it happens.

There's a few different methods I have heard of but haven't tried. One is using a dilution of black strap molasses in the pre soak.
https://gardenculturemagazine.com/got-o ... nd-tricks/

The other one, which I have heard from some old timer heads growing since the 70s...and thats to pre soak the seeds in pinto bean juice. So you soak pinto beans over night, then use the bean infused liquid to soak the seeds. I think it the proteins and aminos in the bean juice that promote the growth, to give the seeds a boost of energy.
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Here ya go jimmi av a pop at these workings maybe 1 method will work. ImageImageImage

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Cheers for all replies guys i shall take some of this onboard next time i try these older seeds out. Top stuff. :nice:
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Re: Tips for sprouting older seeds

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probably old wives tale

Soaking your seeds in tea can really help with germination success. Allowing your seeds to sit in a weak, milk & sugar free tea helps soften the seed casing. It's known as Chemical Scarification (pre soaking). Simply make a cup of tea for yourself & then use the teabag again to make a second cup using only water.
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Re: Tips for sprouting older seeds

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2-Scoops wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 6:26 pm
Paul_led wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 2:04 pm
2-Scoops wrote:
Tue Jun 21, 2022 12:55 pm
So what's your tips for getting old seeds to sprout guys, I've tried h202 and a few other things like soaking them seaweed juice etc both ways very limited success, i really wanna sprout at least one of a certain strain i have, i did have ten seeds but down to six. I`m thinking of scuffing the seeds in some sand paper before a soak in seaweed juice, but more ideas welcome guys. Cheers . :nice:
Trifle ? :-p I need another go. We need to make some seeds
No mate its killer purps by Bomb Seeds. :nice:
I think I have some of these here. I'll have a look.
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