Seedlings time-lapse video and the science behind germination

seed germination time lapse video

Here at Cantosa Farm, we think plants and seeds are amazing. We decided to produce a seed germination time lapse video. We set up a time-lapse camera in our greenhouse to see what happens in the first few days of germination. When we cut the night time out of our first video we discovered that a lot goes on at night so we decided to redo our video with a light during the night hours. The video was shot over a 72 hour period in late February 2018. It follows the seedling in the middle of the picture but also reveals what happens to the leaves in the surrounding seedlings during the day/night sequence. We think it is pretty fascinating!

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