Place 3 4 seeds in each cell directly on the top of the soil. After filling it to within 1 2 inch of its rim with damp sterile seed starting mix sow the seeds about 1 inch apart over the surface of the mix.
After making an early order of four varieties from stokes seeds i was on a mission to propagate my strawberry seedlings.
How to grow strawberries from seed. You must start indoors and keep them under grow lights at a constant temperature of 65 to 75 f 18 24 c. Planting the strawberries in a garden 1 choose a sunny well draining spot in your garden. Simply press the seeds into a moist potting medium in seed starter trays and allow several weeks for germination.
Keep the set of leaves above the ground. Let the seeds dry on a paper towel for a week in a cool dry location. Strawberry seeds are very small and they should be planted at or near the surface of the soil.
Pick the seedlings from the seed tray with their root ball and plant them in the container potting soil. Start with pre moistened seed starting mix in seedling trays. One major benefit of growing strawberries from seed is you can plant several different varieties of your choosing as long as they can grow in your climate.
Press them into the surface and leave them uncovered as they require light for germination. Make sure to water then place the container in a warm sunny spot to grow. Look for a spot that will give your strawberry bush 6 10 hours of direct sunlight a day.
When learning how to grow strawberries from seeds with this method you will want to pack the soil on top of the strawberry seeds. Germination of strawberry seedlings will start to grow in about 2 weeks. Seeds need cold stratification in the freezer for three to four weeks.
Make sure the flowerpot or other container you use for sowing the seeds has drainage holes. Germination may take as long as six weeks. Gently press tamp the seeds down but don t cover them with soil.
Growing strawberries from seed is a rather easy process and is the most affordable way to acquire plants. Keep them moist not wet. Give them water and place them at a good sunny location which receives at lease 6 to 8 hours of sunlight.
After a all a little research mentioned that strawberries started from seed in december to around. 3 germinate the seeds by planting them under a thin layer of soil. Strawberry plants are very sun loving plants.