Anybody know why its so hard to make petunia seeds grow??

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    Its obviously possible but I cant do it while other seeds I seem to germinate easily.
     
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    You need to start them indoors and well ahead of last frost-like 2 to three months-- if you plan on having actual blooming plants anytime before late summer. They grow. They just take awhile to mature.
     
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    can’t get them to germinate????
     
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    Petunias are one of my favorite flowers, but I've not had success starting from seed so I have to buy started plants in the spring. I plant them out in the garden and let them go where they usually will reseed themselves for continual blooms thru the summer and into fall. I especially love the fragrance that comes with the old fashioned, single flower varieties.

    Petunias - Long-Blooming Flowers You Need in Your Landscape
     
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    did you ever wonder how nurseries start them?
     
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    Of course I've wondered and have figured they have special equipment that I don't have.

    I can get a whole lot of things to grow......cept tunias
     

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