Germinating old Seeds

a friend sent me the link to this article. thought i post it here. very interesting indeed

https://www.icmag.com/ic/showthread.php?threadid=334985

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Here is some more interesting information. I ordered some GA3 to give this a try with my really old sam skunkman seeds… can’t wait ;]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tehCb0Zbi1M

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I bought some GA myself to try it with them JH seeds… WOOHOO!

I might be fuc**ng up now but also learning, i think i got focus and day by day trying to get better.

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wish i would have tried that with my 7-8 year old black domina seeds but they were stored in a garage and the summer/winter cycles probably wrecked em anyways …

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I ordered some of those seeds myself. Chimera has a nice protocol I’m going to try with mine. https://www.icmag.com/ic/showpost.php?p=7826710&postcount=57

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ga is the only method I haven’t tried with my old stash…
could give it a go with the last 10 floberry seeds I have…
hope never dies…
DS

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how much gibberellic acid is needed? i only see one listing on amazon.ca and it’s 10g for $35 including shipping, will that last a long time? is that a good price? maybe i could check amazon, but this is holland industries so i think a reliable company.

@MadScientist how much GA3 did you buy and how much was it? thanks!

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https://www.ebay.com/itm/5g-Gibberellic-Acid-90-Free-shipping/201910680713?hash=item2f02d07c89:g:CTwAAOSwX61ZBOfo

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If a seed is that old can always do a tissue culture. Think growing mushrooms but with plant matter instead of spores.

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GA3 will do the trick man, without having to spend thousands on lab gear…

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have you tried it yet MS? i think that vader video mentioned the dosages to use so i’ll have to re-watch it when i get the GA3/seeds

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I got some Blue Moonshine Rocket Fuel from Steve as in Spice of Life and also some 15yr old Jack Herer from Sensi, and will have to be on top of my game to grow those, so, saving them for a later date man…

To answer your question, no i haven´t used it.

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Hahaha funny time to change your name i think n i’ve heard the same bout med marijuana for years. Really it’s basically the same as growing shrooms.

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good read but i have found some sandpaper and a good old scuff will work i have had 15 year old seeds that worked this way with a 100% germ success rate nice and cheap

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@RarePheno did you try the GA3 and if so have success?

i just ordered 5g of 90% GA3

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camomile tea is a very easy and cheap way to pop old seeds or those with a hard shell. camoile is fungi suppressive also.

Better use gloves when using hormones.

Be well.

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interesting i’ve never heard that. i bought some seeds with a reported 50% germination rate so i’d like to increase it if possible, then i can make more.

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i just ordered some GA3 for popping some old seeds

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I’m going to try fulvic acid for my next round of Ancestral Skunk. See if I can get better than 10% I got from those 20+ year old seeds. This was a recommendation from Clackamas Coots.

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Anything from @BreederSteve is top scale. You are so fortunate to have some. Far Out @MadScientist!

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