Why do seeds need water to germinate?

Answer Life needs water

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Can you put sunflower seeds in water to germinate them quicker?

Sunflower seeds should not soak in water before planting. Excess water will make the sunflower seeds mold, resulting in failed germination. Place sunflower seeds between two sheets of moist paper t... Read More »

Why dont seeds need light to germinate?

How long do you need to germinate hyacinth seeds before planting?

Hyacinth seeds need to soak for at least 24 to 48 hours before trying to germinate. After they have soaked, place in a damp location, such as wet paper, and let germinate for two to six weeks. Plan... Read More »

How Much Water Does a Seed Need to Germinate?

Seeds need evenly moist soil to germinate. In soggy soils, the seeds become waterlogged and can't receive oxygen. They eventually rot and die. In dry soils, the seed coats remain hard so the seed c... Read More »