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Good afternoon all! First time poster!

i have a love of unusual plants and have been looking to grow some deadly nightshade. I've been doing the 2 weeks in the fridge to stratify and I'm now ready to plant. 

Has anyone grown this before? Should I cover with soil or leave them on top? Can't seem to find a great deal of advice online  

(PS I'm aware of the toxic nature of these plants but no children or pets will be in contact)

Many thanks in advance



  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,158

    I haven't tried these yet. 2 weeks doesn't sound long if they need stratifying. I tend towards natural stratification but it's getting a bit late for that. I think I'd fridge them a bit longer unless it turns cold again. If it does get cold again I'd sow them on gritty compost, more grit on top and leave them outside

    In the sticks near Peterborough
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