CBD White Widow not germinating

I bought a ton of feminized seeds from HGC last April and 5 days ago started 4 GSC seeds and 4 CBD White Widow seeds following Kyle Kushman’s videos exactly.

The GSC germinated like crazy. I left them in the paper towels a day too long because I was hoping the WW would catch up. However, the WW is not germinating. One seed appears to have a tail beginning to poke out, but nada from the others.

Any idea what I’m doing wrong?

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Get the sprouted seeds in. Add some kelp and molasses (some sugar) to kick start the WW. Then again, this is why they have the guarantee. I have had to use it for my GG4 Auto.

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Thank you for replying.

Planted the GSC, so feeling good about those babies.:slightly_smiling_face:
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I started all the seeds by soaking in water with kelp and used the same for moistening the towels.

Any chance honey would provide the necessary glycogen in a form the seeds can absorb? I’m a beekeeper, so love using my bees’ handiwork whenever I can. Also, it would take a few days to get the proper molasses.

Assuming I would add the kelp and molasses (honey?) to water and use the concoction to moisten the towels. Or do you suggest soaking them again?

Thanks again for your help!

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Honey works. Glucose is glucose is glucose. Small amount. Do not resoak - they can drown if they have opened microscopically. Just damp towel that was dipped in sugar * kelp

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Thank you. Trying it now.

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No mojo on the CWW. I’m starting over with new seeds. Cat ate 2 of my GSC seedlings :grimacing:, so moved the set-up to a closed room. Also soaking some chocolope seeds so I’ll have a selection of plants if they all sprout. The GSC is a confidence booster because it did exactly what it was supposed to do.
Thank you again for your help.