homemade method for sowing orchid seeds

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by Roberto Lizama

 

In an AOS bulletin, around 1975 -1977 they published a method of germinating orchid seeds at home using test tubes and introducing the seeds with a syringe. If anyone has it or can share a homemade method, I will appreciate it.

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  1. Carol Holdren
    7 months ago
    Roberto, I just googled the book and you can buy it, used, on Amazon.
  2. Carol Holdren
    7 months ago
    Roberto, see if you can find the book and I will check on the AOS article. Carol
  3. Roberto Lizama
    8 months ago
    Hello. Thanks for the info. Finding a copy of that date is what has become difficult, I will see if there is any digital version of it. Regards.
  4. Carol Holdren
    8 months ago
    And the AOS article is by Ehrenfried Lucke, my auto correct took over
  5. Carol Holdren
    8 months ago
    Hi Roberto, Looking at a search of articles in AOS there is one titled, “Sowing of Orchid Seed - made easy” by Ehrenfried Lucie in 1975. Vol 44, page 109. I just looked at the AOS website and they have digitized articles starting in 2003. Maybe one of your orchid friends has that back issue. I also asked an orchid friend who flasks and she knew the exact book you need. It is “Growing Orchids From Seed” by Margaret Ramsay & Philip Seaton, Kew in England. The book has everything from the toothpick on. You might be able to find that. Good Luck. Carol

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