bushel gourd seed harvesting/drying

ilazria(6a)December 4, 2009

I'm attempting to harvest some seeds from my bushel gourds. I thought I was supposed to let them dry in the gourd, then harvest when the gourd was dry. I'm enountering a couple of possible problems. The gourd was still slightly damp when I drilled a hole in it. The seeds are damp, and brown. Are they viable? If so, what do I do to finish drying them? I have a gourd that's barely begun drying. Should I sacrifice one and harvest the seeds that way?

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witchsbrew(7 NC)

Try drying the seeds, if they mold toss. I usually don't harvest my gourd seeds till spring. just to make sure everything is thoroughly dry.
Good luck.
Lisa

    Bookmark   December 13, 2009 at 5:54PM
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ilazria(6a)

Thanks!

    Bookmark   December 14, 2009 at 8:52PM
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