901:5-27-04 Vegetable and herb seed germination standards.

The minimum germination standards for vegetable and herb seeds offered for sale in the state of Ohio are:

Anise

50

Artichoke

60

Asparagus

70

Basil, sweet

70

Beans, garden

70

Beans, lima

70

Beans, asparagus

75

Beans, runner

75

Beets

65

Broccoli

75

Brussels sprouts

70

Cabbage

75

Cabbage, Chinese

75

Caraway

55

Cardoon

60

Carrot

55

Cauliflower

75

Celery and celeriac

55

Chard, Swiss

65

Chervil, salad

65

Chickory

65

Chives

50

Citron

65

Collards

80

Coriander

70

Corn, sweet

75

Cornsalad

70

Cowpea

75

Cress, garden

75

Cress, water

40

Cucumber

80

Dandelion

60

Dill

60

Eggplant

60

Endive

70

Fennel, florence

60

Fennel, sweet

50

Kale

75

Kohlrabi

75

Leek

60

Lettuce

80

Marjoram, sweet

50

Muskmelon

75

Mustard

75

Okra (including hard seeds)

50

Onion

70

Oregano

60

Pak-choi

75

Parsley

60

Parsnip

60

Peas

80

Pepper

55

Pumpkin

75

Radish

75

Rhubarb

60

Roquette

60

Rosemary

30

Rutabaga

75

Sage

60

Salsify

75

Savory, summer

55

Sorrel

65

Soybean

75

Spinach (except N. Zealand)

60

Spinach, New-Zealand

40

Squash

75

Thyme

50

Tomato

75

Tomato, husk

50

Turnip

80

Watermelon

70

The germination standards for all vegetable and herb seed not identified in this rule shall be fifty per cent.

Effective: 09/21/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 07/07/2014 and 09/21/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 901.10
Rule Amplifies: 901.03
Prior Effective Dates: 10/26/75, 5/22/81, 5/31/99, 10/31/2004