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Storing Marigold Seeds

Posted by mphoinix 9a or b not sure (My Page) on
Sat, May 20, 06 at 17:16

Good Afternoon:
I just joined this forum, can anyone please tell me how to store Marigold seeds. I gather them from the dried flowers off the plant.
I now have a cup full of seeds.
Any info will be appreciated.
Thank You,
Maggie


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RE: Storing Marigold Seeds

I leave mine out for a few days to make sure they are dry, and then store them a plastic sandwich bag. In fact, a few years ago, I found some that I had tucked away on a top shelf without benefit of the bag. I don't know what the germination rate was, but I had enough to share with neighbors. Bill


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RE: Storing Marigold Seeds

  • Posted by pmad KY (My Page) on
    Tue, May 30, 06 at 10:56

So, here we are end of May/first of June. I noticed a few dead heads on my marigolds this weekend. Is it too soon to start gathering seed and having til next year? Should I wait til later in the season?


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RE: Storing Marigold Seeds

The life span of mari gold seeds is from what I have read 2 years,-helena


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RE: Storing Marigold Seeds

store in low room temp with low moisture level in the less air and the least ligth possible.


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