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Re: [pfaf] Re: Stevia Rebaudiana seeds

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  • david.keltie@gmail.com
    Can t remember the colour, sorry. Around 10 germinated but I ve now only got 4 I m growing (slowly) on. You should email nickys-nursery the info you have -
    Message 1 of 5 , Dec 7, 2009
      Can't remember the colour, sorry. Around 10 germinated but I've now
      only got 4 I'm growing (slowly) on.

      You should email nickys-nursery the info you have - I've always found
      them very accommodating...

      Cheers, David

      On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 7:51 PM, alexsproutchicken
      <alexsproutchicken@...> wrote:
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      > Hello David
      >
      >  thanks for the info, I ordered some from nickys-nursery and after the first lot getting lost in the post i received them, whenI had a look at them they where all tan colour, simon hickmont in future foods sayes Stevia produce 2 kinds of seeds, fertile black one's and non viable tan colour seeds, have you had succes with seeds from nickys nursery before of where your seeds from a different source and can you rember the colour. the Scotish nursery with the plants is www.poyntzfieldherbs.co.uk , if i have no luck with the germination I will try them. Thanks for your tips about germination.
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      > Alex
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      > --- In pfaf@yahoogroups.com, david.keltie@... wrote:
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      >> Here you go:
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      >> http://www.nickys-nursery.co.uk/catalog/advanced_search_result.php?anchor=top&SASSpage=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nickys-nursery.co.uk%2F&keywords=stevia&B1=+++Search+++
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      >> Warning - they're difficult to germinate. However, I've had some success
      >> with putting them on wet kitchen roll, then sealing in a freezer bag. Need
      >> to be left on a window sill - they need light to germinate.
      >>
      >> Also there is a place in Scotland that sells the plants but I can't now
      >> trace the URL....
      >>
      >> Hope this helps, David
      >>
      >> On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 11:06 AM, alexsproutchicken <
      >> alexsproutchicken@...> wrote:
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      >> > Hi, I have been trying to get hold of some Stevia seeds in the UK and not
      >> > been able to, can anyone recommend any seed merchants that can supply them
      >> > or I you have some saved ones and can spare a few that would be brilliant.
      >> >
      >> > Thanks
      >> >
      >> > Alex
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