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Saving seed from Cos lettuce

Posted by brickza (My Page) on
Mon, Feb 15, 10 at 14:45

Hi,

I'd like to save some seed from Cos lettuce plants that have bolted. I'm a bit unsure about how to know when the seeds are ready to be harvested. At the moment there are a lot of small yellow flowers. Should I pick the flowers, or must I wait for them to fall off and get the seed from a pod that remains?

Thanks
Neilen


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RE: Saving seed from Cos lettuce

The pettles must fall off then a "capsule" will form It should turn brown (weeks after pettal fall). the "capsule" will start to break open THEN collect the seed


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