Growing Pitaya from Seeds | Seed Planting and Covering

You can either sprinkle the pitaya seeds sparsely (a few mm apart is all you need), or you can individually place them. If you place them or sprinkle them, keep the pitaya seeds 2-4 mm apart and you will have plenty of space between them as long as you harvest the pitaya seedlings early enough that the root masses are still moderate (and hence not entangled extensively with one another).

After you have sown the pitaya seeds on the perlite or tezontle top layer, it is best to sprinkle a final and even thinner layer of perlite or tezontle. You just need to cover the pitaya seeds. This will help keep the top seed layer humid. You don't need to do any more than cover the seeds, the seedlings will easily push their way up through the covering. If you use more, it should not be a problem, but it is not required - the pitaya seedlings will just push up through a thicker covering of perlite/tezontle.

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