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Just curious what people's experience with germination times is like. Like, how long do you wait to decide the seed is a dud? I got a bit antsy and attempted to help my seeds crack, with so far mixed results. I usually soak mine for at least 12 hrs prior to dumping them in the paper towel and typically have taproots within a day, usually no more than two. Then again, the seeds I've used in the past may have been 'fresher' than these ones from NGS.. who knows. Anyways, thoughts?

 
Posted : September 6, 2019 6:22 am
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Normally for me it’s 24-48hr for tap roots. I have some Jack herer seeds from advanced seeds I tried to run on my last grow, tried twice to pop two different seeds with no luck. I have two left to try. But you don’t know how they were stored and how long for just the luck of the draw  sometimes. 

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Posted : September 6, 2019 9:07 am
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I would say, ib be concerned if there was not tap root after 2 days, but i got straight into the medium nowadays, so four days, if i don't see a shoot, i start to get concerned, 6 days, no shoot? Im starting again

My germination rate is good, and its rare a seed doesn't pop TBF, I just soak the beans for a few hours, then go straight into coco, within a few days we have a shoot. 


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Alright, that's seems about right. Thanks for the confirmations guys. I'll wait a bit longer and pitch em if nothing happens soon.

 
Posted : September 6, 2019 4:22 pm
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I`ve been soaking them in distilled water for 24 hours, if the seed doesn`t sink I give it another 24hours. Then into soil.  Most vegetable/flower seeds required 10 days so after 10 days I start digging around and end up starting over after that if nothing shows.

 
Posted : September 7, 2019 11:31 pm
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