A day of rain yesterday, followed by sunshine today, has lead to some germination action. Here are a couple of swamp gum (Eucalyptus ovata) tubes with visible seedlings:
5th of February.
There are also a few seedlings in the boxes which have a mixture of swamp and manna gums (E. ovata and E. viminalis), which were also sown 12 days ago:
However, these ones are the real surprise of the day:
12th of February! I was surprised as the packet said they would take 3 to 5 weeks to germinate.
So I have at least three species germinating now, with another 5 yet to appear.