Long Germinating Seeds

Long germinating seeds (8 - 21 days) are planted on or within 7 days of the Full Moon.  During the Full Moon phrase, the moonlight is decreasing, and the lunar gravitational pull is increasing. This time prepares the LG seeds for germination during the next New Moon phase.

List of LG Seeds

Vegetable

Approximately Days to Germination

Artichoke

14

Asparagus

15

Basil

10

Carrots

12

Garlic

20

Horseradish (roots)

14

Jerusalem Artichoke (tubers)

14

New Zealand Spinach

8

Okra

8

Parsnips

14

Potatoes, Irish (tubers)

14

Potatoes, Sweet (tubers)

14

Rhubarb

14

Salsify

14

Shallots

8

Spinach

8

Approximately Days to Germination is a minimum number and may be up 5 days later outside the proper lunar cycle.



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