4 Comments

  1. Jane
    October 13, 2014 @ 12:03 pm

    Thank you so much for the seeds (beautifully packaged and the extra packet of phacelia will come in handy) – i’m looking forward to seeing some lovely Didiscus next year!

  2. LucyLacy
    May 16, 2013 @ 5:46 pm

    Hi, I sowed mine about two weeks ago in the small trays that came with my electric propagator. I put them in the prop in the bedroom by a windowsill and only one seed germinated – the second tray has turned out to be something completely different….mistake:( I discovered that the second tray had gone in the unheated greenhouse and had about four sprouts in it (Didiscus sprouts that is). I’ve repotted them today and the ones in the greenhouse are much better than the one that has been mollycoddled – much longer roots etc. This is something to watch as I ripped the roots off the first one I tried to take it out. Next time I shall do as Mr Higgledy advises and put them straight into a pot – much easier.

  3. sophie
    April 12, 2013 @ 1:34 pm

    Hi Ben
    How long should i allow for germination. worried that the compost may have been too wet. any advice welcome.
    sophie

    • Ben
      April 12, 2013 @ 2:25 pm

      generally 10-14 days should see them germinate…I have some JUST showing that a sowed a week ago…but yes….waterlogged and cold compost is not what they are after…damp and warm is the key. Are yours inside or in a greenhouse? When did you sow them?