nicotiana seeds

joeplant(4)September 2, 2008

hello this year I bought and planted nicitianas the large ones that get about four feet tall,now they are getting seeds.I'd like to save the seeds for next year.when can I pick them and how do I save them for spring? joe

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proudgm_03(6 MO)

When the seed pod turns brown you can pick them. There are a bunch of tiny, tiny black seeds inside. Allow them to dry a couple of days and then store them where the temperature stays cool. You can use paper envelopes, plastic bags, baby food containers, etc. to store them in.

    Bookmark   September 2, 2008 at 11:03PM
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joeplant(4)

thanks for responding, I'll try that. joe

    Bookmark   September 3, 2008 at 6:45AM
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sweetpea_410(z3-4)

I planted nicotiana from seed last season with wonderful results. I saved some of those seeds but had no need for them as they reseeded themselves prolifically.

    Bookmark   September 4, 2008 at 6:34PM
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sallybegood

Hi, I planted a new pack of nicotania seeds in my veggie garden about a month ago, and I haven't seen a single green shoot. Could it have been too chilly? Some nights did get down to 45 or so on occasion. I'm in Texas. Thanks!

    Bookmark   April 26, 2010 at 11:47PM
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