dclement483
Apr 27, 2018

Bushel gourds

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I started my bushel gourd seeds today this is my first time growing them i filed and soaked them the same as my AGs , i was wondering how long they usually take to break ground and if they will germinate at about the same temp, I germinate my AGs at about 78 degrees because I find it better to keep starting medium a little moist

Pumpkin Shepherd
Apr 28, 2018

I have the best luck germinating them at 90F soil temp and not too wet. I file the edges and soak for 12 hours in warm water (on a heat mat) then plant in ProMix. They are usually up in 7-10 days but can take longer. After 14 days they are usually rotted if they haven't germinated yet.

dclement483
Apr 28, 2018

Thanks John I will raise the temp

dclement483
May 5, 2018

The 210 Kline was up yesterday and 262 Ansems is up today

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