Most Disappointing Seed
31 March 2010 13:24:41
Eustoma 'Double Eagle Mixed'
Myrtle recently made a post on her most disappointing seed so I thought I would mention mine.
Apart from Isoplexis isabelliana, sown on 20th February and hasn't germinated to date, my biggest disappointment is Eustoma.
I sowed Eustoma 'Double Eagle Mixed' on 12th January. They were my second seeds sown this year so I had high hopes for them.
After a good while I got one seedling. After ages I took them off the heat but got nothing else. I kept the lid on and checked the tray every now and again but nothing was happening except that one tiny seedling seemed to stay the same size.
Yesterday (after 77 days from sowing) I finally decided to transplant the one seedling and re-use the tray. And what do I see - 2 more seedlings!!! So that makes 3 seedlings out of 24! Not a very good or very quick result. They had better be absolutely gorgeous!