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Stratification query.

Ok, so I got some seeds that need stratifying and the instructions say that after I soak them to wrap em in a wet paper towel, stick em in a zip lock bag and refrigerate. Now, that's all straight forward enough, but, I don't have any zip lock bags, so, what I'm wondering is what's a suitable alternative? Would cling film do the job, or what's my best option here?

Cheers.

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  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 8,557
    Just use an ordinary plastic bag and tie the top.
    I imagine the zip-lock is just to ensure no water drips out onto your food whilst they are in the fridge.
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  • So, that's a yes on the cling film? Most of my bags aren't plastic carriers, they're heavy-duty / canvas.
  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 8,557
    The seeds just need to be kept damp whilst they're in the fridge - you can use anything you like to do that.
    I use ordinary small freezer bags.
    Cling film will be fine, just be careful when you open it
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    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • Butterfly66Butterfly66 BirminghamPosts: 736
    A small Tupperware or similar sealed container would work just as well. Or use the plastic bag from a loaf of bread.
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  • Ok, thanks guys. :):):)
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