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cola acuminata germination time?
« on: August 02, 2019, 04:12:40 PM »
I planted some cola acuminata seeds in mid-March and they have not germinated yet.
The seeds still look good and feel firm, although I have not cut one open.
I have kept them moist and warm, but am wondering if they could have gotten too hot at some point.
Should I keep waiting, or chuck them?

Thanks!

Carolyn

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Re: cola acuminata germination time?
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2019, 05:38:17 PM »
I planted some cola acuminata seeds in mid-March and they have not germinated yet.
The seeds still look good and feel firm, although I have not cut one open.
I have kept them moist and warm, but am wondering if they could have gotten too hot at some point.
Should I keep waiting, or chuck them?

Thanks!

Carolyn
Keep them. I doubt they got too hot. They usually start pretty fast but they might have stalled for some reason.
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Re: cola acuminata germination time?
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2019, 09:52:29 PM »
Thanks Oscar!

Carolyn


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Re: cola acuminata germination time?
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2019, 10:19:34 PM »
Thanks Oscar!

Carolyn
Did you get them from me? If so no worries will throw in some extra seeds in your next order. Have very fresh cola seeds right now. Every seed that falls under the tree will sprout and there are lots of volunteers under the trees if not mowed.
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Re: cola acuminata germination time?
« Reply #4 on: August 03, 2019, 04:07:11 AM »
Alan Carle has a few vars of Cola . mate gave me a tree he sprouted from seeds bought in a shop in France !
My tree has only given me fruit 1 time .. and never found it after it must have dropped off . Flowering very well almost all the time with large flowers .
Another tree in town of the smaller flowering C acuminata has never fruited either.
pretty useless fruit tree if we are honest ;) except if you want to make the old recipe coca-cola

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Re: cola acuminata germination time?
« Reply #5 on: August 03, 2019, 01:36:55 PM »
Or if you like chewing the nut...

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Re: cola acuminata germination time?
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2019, 04:29:07 PM »

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Did you get them from me? If so no worries will throw in some extra seeds in your next order. Have very fresh cola seeds right now. Every seed that falls under the tree will sprout and there are lots of volunteers under the trees if not mowed.
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Buy more seeds???? Oh, ok, if you insist!  ;)

Carolyn

 

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