Iris Seeds

jas4141(Zone 5)May 30, 2012

Several of my irises have set seeds. How soon should I cut them off the stalk? And that what do I do with them then? How soon in spring should they be planted and how long to sprout? As you can tell, I've never done this before. Thanks for the input.

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chadinlg

When the pods start to split you can harvest the seeds - let them dry out before storing. They need to go through a cold cycle, so they can be planted in pots in the fall and left out to germinate in Spring.

    Bookmark   May 30, 2012 at 12:47PM
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jas4141(Zone 5)

Thanks, will watch for them to split open.

    Bookmark   June 2, 2012 at 10:03AM
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