Sunday, 5 December 2021

Mandrake Seeds & Giberellic Acid

I have kept this small package in the fridge for the last month or so to stratify them, ready for a mid-December sowing:

Opening the package this morning, I emptied the 5 Mandagora officinarum seeds onto some tissue paper and gave them a good soak in some freshly prepared gibberellic acid. Mandrake seeds are notoriously difficult and slow to germinate, so I am hoping this gibberellic acid treatment will help bring them to life :)

They are back in the fridge for the next week to soak in a little of the gibberellic acid and i hope to finally snow the seeds next weekend...