Re: [CH] Question on Growing

Robert Farr, Chile Man (
Thu, 07 May 1998 06:49:03 -0500

Soaking in a bleach solution is good - and bad.

The solution - usu. 1 part bleach to nine parts water - will kill 
bacteria and viruses which might have infected the seed.

But it will also retard germination - sometimes severely.

Two pieces of advice:  buy quality seed; ditch the bleach.