Questions tagged: seeds

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Answer: Most seeds are packed on high speed, form fill and seal packing machines.Seeds come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Sometimes despite contin...
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Answered: 03:07PM, 20 Oct 2009
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Answer: Calendula, Delphinium, Gazania, Pansy, Phacelia, Phlox, Salpiglossis, Sweet Pea, Vinca, Viola, Coriander, Parsley.
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Answered: 03:08PM, 20 Oct 2009
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Answer: Over-watering is the main cause of seed failure for most types of seeds. Seeds need water and oxygen to germinate, so are best started in a light, ...
Answered: 03:09PM, 20 Oct 2009
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Answer: This means that the seeds in this particular pack should not be eaten because they have been coated with a thin slurry of fungicide. The fungicide ...
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Answered: 03:13PM, 20 Oct 2009
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Carmel
Answer: Hi there on the back of the packet in the how section it will say how big the seedlings need to be either before transplanting or to thin out.For e...
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Answered: 09:45AM, 26 Feb 2010
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Rhonda
Answer: Hi there,happy to replace your seed but I will need the lot number so we can trace back to the lot that has had the problem will also need your add...
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Answered: 12:58PM, 29 Mar 2010
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Graham
Answer: Graham, let me assure you that we do not treat seeds to lose viability before the sow-by date (assuming the pack is still sealed). To fail with sev...
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Answered: 10:29AM, 07 Apr 2010
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Douglas
Answer: Hi Douglas, your seedlings are suffering from lack of light. They should be sprouted in a warm protected area with no more than 25% shadecloth or e...
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Answered: 08:10AM, 13 Apr 2010
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Elizabeth
Answer: Hi There, Yes you can but the germination rate becomes lower as the seed gets past the sow by date.But most of them should still come up depending ...
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Answered: 09:15AM, 28 May 2010
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kyle
Answer: Dear Kyle, Yates does not knowingly or willingly supply seeds that are genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and that our key suppliers have advise...
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Answered: 09:20AM, 28 Oct 2010
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Trudie
Answer: Hi Trudy, We have a packet of seeds called ‘Accent on Blue’ which contains a range of blue flowering plants. There are also the followi...
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Answered: 09:00AM, 18 Jun 2012
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Bradley
Answer: Hi, No our seeds are not genetically modified you should be able to get seeds next year, however if they are hybrids the next season seed may not b...
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Answered: 09:13AM, 28 Sep 2012
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Adele
Answer: Hi there, the best time to plant poppy seeds is in Autumn http://www.yates.com.au/products/seeds/flowers/poppy-flanders-red/
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Answered: 07:46AM, 02 Oct 2012
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julieanne
Answer: Hi there, the best time to sow tomato seeds is at the end of winter and early spring http://www.yates.com.au/products/seeds/vegetables/tomato-impro...
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Answered: 07:49AM, 02 Oct 2012
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peter
Answer: Hi Peter, This is the right time of year to be raising all of the seed you have mentioned. I have attached a link from our website which I know wi...
Answered: 03:00PM, 02 Oct 2012
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Karen
Answer: Hi Karen, A small percentage of our seed is treated with Thiram, which is a fungicide, and that is restricted to those seeds which are particularly...
Answered: 12:48PM, 01 Aug 2013
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Keirsty
Answer: Hi Keirsty, We don’t have the spaghetti squash as part of our range but here is a link that might help you. http://www.edenseeds.com.au/conte...
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Answered: 03:27PM, 31 Jan 2014
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Craig
Answer: Hi Craig, We don’t have lucerne seeds as part of our seed range, you will have to try a mail order company who may have them as part of their...
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Answered: 02:20PM, 02 Jul 2014
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Edwin
Answer: Hi Edwin, There is a small chance that they may come up but gerination will be slower. Worth a try though.
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Answered: 02:35PM, 30 Sep 2014
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Don
Answer: Hi Don, We don’t have those seeds available but i have copied a link for you to look at. http://www.harvestseeds-nativeplants.com.au/
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Answered: 02:51PM, 12 Nov 2014
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Barb
Answer: Seed saving can be a fun and rewarding experience. Daylilly seeds should be black and glossy, perhaps yours are not quite ready for harvest yet. D...
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Answered: 03:18PM, 10 Apr 2015
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Adrienne
Answer: Seeds are a great way to propagate plants, although with time the seed quality degrades. Once the seed reaches the sow by date the germination perc...
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Answered: 11:01AM, 22 Oct 2015
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Kate
Answer: Hi Kate, normally with these seeds you need to plant them early in the summer so they germinate well. http://www.yates.com.au/products/seeds/flower...
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Answered: 08:06AM, 23 Mar 2016
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Ted
Answer: Hi, Thank you for contacting us. You can let them just drop off, but you may as well remove them as the plant is putting all its energy into produc...
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Answered: 11:48AM, 26 Mar 2016
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paul
Answer: Hello Paul, Our directions for growing our impatiens seed variety ‘Busy Lizzie’ can be found here: http://www.yates.com.au/products/see...
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Answered: 06:26PM, 26 May 2016
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Reece
Answer: Hi, Thank you for your question. Are you finding them all yellow? It is unlikely that it is a soil deficiency if you planted them in a seed raising...
Answered: 03:03PM, 31 May 2016
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Robert
Answer: Hi Robert, Thank you for your inquiry. Seed tapes are an easy option to help you plant seed, you need to dig a small trench 1-2cm depending on the ...
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Answered: 05:40PM, 12 Aug 2016
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Robert
Answer: Hi Rober, Thank you for contacting us regarding growing eggplant from seeds. Eggplants are warm season crops and can generally start in spring. You...
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Answered: 11:17AM, 13 Aug 2016
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Alex
Answer: Hi Alex, Thank you for contacting Yates, most tea garden have been established from cuttings to ensure the new plants are true to type due to seeds...
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Answered: 08:30AM, 22 Nov 2016
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Gal
Answer: Hi there, Thank you for contacting Yates. You can sow carrots now at this time of the year but unfortunately its a bit late to so tomatoes they don...
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Answered: 11:43AM, 29 Mar 2017