Climate: Temperate Watering: Medium Soil pH: Neutral 5.5 - 6.2 Season of Interest: Autumn Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Shade Soil Type: turf, peat, and sand 3/2/1 Foliage: Evergreen
Growing fuchsia from seeds is carried out in light nutritious soil, it is started in February. You can buy a special soil in the store or make a soil mixture of turf, peat, and sand in a ratio of 3:2:1. Before sowing, the soil is compacted, moistened, sprayed with a pink solution of potassium permanganate.
Seeds are sown in a tray, distributing on the surface of the substrate, not sprinkling with soil, but only slightly pressing into it. This is important because without access to light they will not germinate.
Conditions for growing fuchsia from seeds
The tray is covered with transparent cellophane and cleaned on a warm and light window sill. For germination of seeds of thermophilic varieties will require a temperature of about 22 °.
Seeds of cold-resistant varieties will germinate already at a temperature of +18 °. Growing fuchsia from seeds, you need to make sure that the tray with crops does not get direct sunlight.
If the ground is wet, lift the film several times a day to remove condensation. If the soil is dry, carefully spray the ground near the sprout with room temperature water from the spray bottle. It is possible to carry out watering through the pallet. After 20-30 days there will be small shoots.
Since that time, cellophane from the tray is removed for a longer time, gradually accustoming shoots to room conditions. Later from shelter refuse at all.