Seed Saving & Propagation

Another great information session was enjoyed by all who attended. There was a good turn out with people bringing seeding plants to sort through and identify. My contribution was to talk about how to germinate native seeds such as wattles. My method is to soak the seeds in just boiled water. Take note of the size of the seed and check the next day to see if it has expanded in size. The expanded seeds can be taken out and planted in small pots with seed raising mix. It takes a while before green growth appears, so be patient and keep them moist. Grow seedlings until you see roots at the bottom of the pot then plant into the ground. Acacias are nitrogen fixers, fast growing and screening so

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