Saving Luffa seeds?

sfg_newbie(6)October 7, 2008

My luffa harvest is just beginning to come in and I wanted to save some of the seeds for next year. My question is, why are the seeds that come out of my harvested luffas white, while the ones I planted were black? Is it that the luffas are too young? Or that the seeds I planted were treated somehow (they were from R.H. Shumway). Should I be concerned about saving the seeds?

Thanks in advance!

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

I would guess that the seeds that are white are immature. If you have not harvested all of your luffas, I would hold off a while yet before harvesting another one, and seeing then if they have matured to a dark color.

I have only ever seen the dark, maybe almost black looking luffa seeds.


    Bookmark   October 9, 2008 at 2:12AM
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