How do I breed petunias?
Subsequently, one may also ask, how do you cross breed petunias?
- Select a healthy, freshly bloomed petunia plant.
- Look for the stigma that's sticking out in the center of a petunia flower that you want to pollinate.
- Moisten a cotton ball with rubbing alcohol and swipe it over a pair of tweezers to sterilize them.
- Hold onto the parent petunia flower with your nondominant hand.
Similarly, do petunias multiply? Groundcover or "spreading" petunias are only about six inches tall, but spread so rapidly that they cover a huge area over one growing season, provided they're watered and fertilized frequently. “Wave” petunias are a common type of spreading petunia. A Grandiflora petunia flower with white picotee edge.
Herein, how are petunias pollinated?
Petunias are flowering plants that belong to the Solanaceae family and can add color to a garden or home. Pollination often occurs through insects or wind that transfer pollen from one flower to another.
How long do petunias take to grow from seed?
7 to 10 days