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Sabal minor growing station (pics)

Message from Dave in Z-7 OKC area

Having some good success germinating my year-old S. minor seeds. These seeds sat in my garage for the past year after going through 30 days in the fridge. The larger potted seedlings were germinated last winter.

This year, I bought a cheap heating mat and cheap seedling tray. Filled with plain-jane potting soil, dampened and pushed seeds down about 2 inches. Once germination occurred, I hung a reading lamp with a grow light above them. Took about 30 days, but over 50% have sprouted. Going to let these guys stay in the garage all winter and plan to pot them up in the spring.

My setup:


Have many minors coming up:


Brand-new seedling:


One-year old minors:


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