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Hi Jeff, I have some Byblis Gigantea seeds. I'm reading they need heat stratification.  I have also seen a product called Gibberellic Acid. What have you used and or what do you suggest.

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Hi Jason,

Unfortunately, I don't have too much experience to share on this topic.  I've had one successful germination, and it was using smoke discs.  These also worked well on Roridula.  Here's a link:  I've tried the fire stratification a few times with zero success.  Part of the issue may be the freshness of the seeds.  Almost all of them I've gotten from Best Carnivorous Plants in the Czech Republic and they are infamous for old seed.  Gibberellic acid often works too.  

Good Growing!

Jeff Dallas
Sarracenia Northwest

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