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Quickest Germination?

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I seeded some TTTF/KBG into some trays on Sunday night and when I checked this morning there was consistent germination in each one. By my calculations that would be somewhere between 3 to 3 and a half days. Most places you read say it takes 7-21 days to germinate but I'm consistently seeing germination in 5 or 6 on the ground and 3 in this case. So that brings me to the question, what's the quickest germination anyone has seen? Germination that fast seems like it shouldn't be possible.

Some additional info on the conditions:
- Kept outside
- 1 day sun, 2 days full clouds
- Watered 2 to 3 times a day
- Scott's Starter fertilizer and Peat Moss
- 93% Firecracker/Summer/Valkyrie/Raptor TTTF
- 7% Jackpot/Dauntless KBG
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SJ Lawn said:
Germination rate is generally more important than speed.

Here's a progress pic...

at Day 21 will test your patience. :lol:
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social port said:
@ericgautier That is the KBG mono, right?
SpiveyJr said:
According to the dates in those pictures it's 1 day. What's your secret?

When was the actual seed down date?
:lol: That might be the date I uploaded all the pictures into the gallery. Seed down was 8/27.
Ridgerunner said:
Premature germination can occasionally occur to anyone. Thinking about sports during germination is one technique that can help alleviate the problem. :D
:lol: :bandit:
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