Nasturtium Seeds

michiganaliceOctober 11, 2008

Hi,

I'm wondering if anyone has any suggestions on collecting Nasturtium seeds. All mine are still green (and some are falling off). Can I collect them while they're green or should I wait until they're brown.

Any tips would be super.

Thanks,

Alice

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Chemocurl zn5b/6a Indiana(zone 5/6)

Hi Alice,

I have never collected them myself, but came across this post.

* Posted by remy 6WNY (My Page) on
Mon, Aug 25, 08 at 23:17

Hi,
You should leave them on the plants until they turn brown. Picking earlier lowers the germination rate greatly.
They may vary in size. That they are hard and not easy to crush is more important.
Remy

Sue

    Bookmark   October 13, 2008 at 1:39AM
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sanjina

I'm collecting my own for the first time right now as well. All the ones on the plant are still green, and the brown ones are down in the dirt. Here's another blog post I found about it: http://mrbrownthumb.blogspot.com/2007/08/when-i-collect-nasturtium-seeds.html

    Bookmark   October 31, 2008 at 7:12PM
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