Chris Kott wrote:Poppies require a cold stratification, last I checked. If you don't get a freeze, it might be necessary to cold-stratify them in the freezer before they will germinate.
John Duda wrote:What I've noticed about volunteers, which is all the experience I have, is that they seem much hardier than the seedlings I grew. They sprout really early and by the time I'm setting out my tomato seedlings they're as big or bigger than my seedlings. Perhaps it's like the calf that's born in the pasture is hardier than those born in the barn.