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    hey folks

    I germianted 4 seeds using the paper towel method + sprayed it with water and placed it into my new grow tent with a temp at 27 degrees. Left it for about 18 hours, just checked it and the paper towel is all dry. I didn't anticipate how much the heat dried up all the moist up so quickly.

    I immediately sprayed another mist of water and left it in there and will check every few hours.

    Have I damaged the seeds? If I continue watering and checking, do you think they should germinate?

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    Worth a try but I would doubt it in my experience.

    I prefer to place the seed into a cup of water for 12 - 24h, until it sinks, and then place into final pot (if autos).
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    Best method is in a zip lock bag m8, they can't dry out then.

    Leave them floating for 24 hour in a glass of water, then...

    Wet some kitchen towel under the tap, gently squeeze it out so it stays slightly wet, fold it up a few times with your seeds inside then place them into the zip lock bag n seal it. Leave them somewhere warm and dark.

    I'm not sure if you will have damaged the seeds, it wouldn't surprise me if you have but maybe not

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jumper114 View Post
    Worth a try but I would doubt it in my experience.

    I prefer to place the seed into a cup of water for 12 - 24h, until it sinks, and then place into final pot (if autos).
    I actually did that prior putting them into the paper towell.

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    ok, I've put them in a zip lock bag, ensured it's moist and not damp or draining with water and moved it into a dark wardrobe with a temp of 24.

    Fingers crosssed!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Naz007 View Post
    ok, I've put them in a zip lock bag, ensured it's moist and not damp or draining with water and moved it into a dark wardrobe with a temp of 24.

    Fingers crosssed!


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    I go same as big jam but I leave the seed sitting on top of the folded paper for easy visibility. Put the bag in a light proof box and keep consistent temp of 87f or 33.5c

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    just had another look after peep 6 hours later, still moist in the paper towel, dark wardrobe at 22 degrees.

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    Does it appear any life?
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    24 hours later in a zip lock bag in dark wardrobe

    Any sign of life? See attached pic?
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    Yeah bro, two have tails showing!!! You are all good :-)

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