Seed Warehouses

Name of Plant.

Date of Sowing.

Date of

Germinating.

Number of Days.

African Marigold ............

April 4

April 9

5

African Marigold* ... ... ......

,, 8

„ 29

21

Antirrhinum, Sunlight .........

March 3

March 13

10

„ The Bride .........

,, 7

„ 13

6

Aquilegia coerulea ... .........

,, 3

„ 24

21

,, glandulosa ......

,, 3

„ 28

25

,, hybrids ...... ......

,, 3

,, 23

20

Auricula, Alpine

„ 3

,, 18

15

Calampelis scabra

April 8

April 19

11

Calendula, Meteor............

„ 4

„ 10

6

Callistephus hortensis * ......

„ 8

„ 22

14

Candytuft ... ............

,, 11

„ 15

4

Centranthus macrosiphon*.........

,, 8

„ 22

14

Chrysanthemum, tricolor ... ......

,, 4

„ 14

10

Chrysanthemum, tricolor* ...

„ 8

„ 22

14

Clarkia pulchella* ... .........

,, 8

,, 22

14

Dahlia, double ............

,, 10

„ 15

5

French Marigold ............

„ 4

„ 11

7

Gaillardia aristata............

„ 5

„ 12

7

,, grandiflora ......

„ 5

„ 12

7

Galega officinalis

„ 8

,, 12

4

Gilia tricolor* ... .........

„ 8

„ 22

14

Godetia ...............

„ 4

,, 8

4

Godetia* ...............

„ 8

„ 22

14

Hibiscus africanus .........

,, 8

,, 22

14

Hollyhock, double ... .........

,, 4

„ 11

7

„ single ............

March 3

March 11

8

Ipomcea purpurea ............

April 4

April 14

10

Lavatera arborea, var. .........

„ 10

„ 15

5

Nicotiana affinis

March 3

March 13

10

„ sylvestris............

„ 3

„ 24

21

Papaver nudicaule............

April 4

April 12

8

,, ,, double.........

,, 11

„ 15

4

Pea, Everlasting ... .........

„ 8

„ 19

11

Petunia grandiflora.........

March 3

March 12

9

Pyrethrum aureum ... ......

„ 1

„ 7

6

Solanum giganteum ... ... ......

„ 6

„ 25

19

„ pryracanthum ......

„ 3

„ 25

22

,, robustum ... ......

„ 3

„ 25

22

,, Warscewiczii .........

,, 3

„ 25

22

Stocks, Ten Week............

April 4

April 10

6

Sweet Sultan ... ......

„ 10

„ 15

5

Whitlavia grandiflora .........

„ 4

„ 9

5

Zinnia elegans ... .........

„ 5

9

4

„ Haageana

„ 4

„ 10

6

The table on next page shows the number of days it took various vegetable crops to germinate from seeds sown in the open air.