Hydrogen peroxide to water ratio

How much hydrogen peroxide do you use in distilled water to pop the seeds?

I use about 1/2 cap full to a shot glass of water

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@BobbyDigital Is the purpose of the peroxide to crack the shell?

30-50 water to one (3%H2O2)

Ratio of 3:50.
I was struggling to get seeds to sprout so just tried the h202 method. I added 30ml to 500ml of demineralised water then PH’d to about 6.2 and expanded a jiffy pellet with it.
Seed wasn’t soaked before planting and sprouted in 3 days.

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It helps soften the shell but also adds oxygen to the water.

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@BobbyDigital enough said I’m goin with your mix thanks Brother! :v::call_me_hand:

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Works for me every time. Typically within 24hrs it has sprung a tail. My blueberry auto has taken the longest to date and that was 36hrs.

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@BobbyDigital is it normal for a seed to sink?

Most people look for it to sink. I’ve never had one sink though.

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@BobbyDigital how long do I need to let the tail get before putting into soil?

This is where mine usually are when I dropped them into the soil

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Thanks brother :v::call_me_hand:

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I constantly see the ratio of 5 parts water to 1 part 3% H2O2. I use a cup of water which is 237ml, then add a fifth of that which is 47.4ml of the 3% hydrogen peroxide. I read Ed Rosethal’s Seed Propagation page…he says same thing, 5:1 water to H2O2…then he says if you use 0.5% hydrogen peroxide (which is a sixth of the strength of the 3% if my math is still correct) he says you have to dilute it 200 parts water to one part 0.5% H2O2. That just doesn’t make sense Ed…must’ve been a typo…? I’d just stick with the pharmacy bought stuff at 3% hydrogen peroxide, and take how ever many ml of water you plan on using, divide that by five and that’ll be the amount of H2O2 you should put in the solution. I heard to not leave it in that solution for more than 24 hours or it might drown. Some folks beg to differ, but just don’t leave it in for too long. I’m having issues germinating marijuana seeds…ever since they stopped growing bud with seeds…back in “the day”, not a lot of people knew about male & female pot plants, and you could trick it into flowering by light deprivation…we just bought from Mexico and Columbia…good weed but full of seeds…and most were good seeds we’d toss away in the trash. Those seeds would sell for $8 each today…they completely changed the dynamics of marijuana by cross breeding so much it’s nuts. Somewhere down the line, some folks went and genetically bred the stink out of some of the strains of weed…and in the process, bred the potency out as well. I get a shit load of insults and innuendos by these children online that assume they know way way way more than I ever will, and think they know what it was like back when their parents were still shitting their diapers…I mean…WTF kid? Good luck with your germinating issues. Sorry about the rant…

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I don’t see any ranting your just speaking your mind. But I have the best luck with the old damp paper towel. Just my 2 cents. But I go with @BobbyDigital ‘s formula half a cap to a shot glass. Or I call it a splash when I go that route :sunglasses::v::call_me_hand: