Return to the Seed Saving Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Hollyhock seeds

Posted by kaysbelle z5IL (kaysbelle@yahoo.com) on
Tue, Jun 28, 05 at 11:48

I have a beautiful, tall double red hollyhock and want to save some seed to winter sow. Can someone tell me where to find the seeds (I assume it is in the pod left after the bloom falls off) and how to harvest them. Thanks for your help.

Also - where are and how to collect million bell seeds.

Thanks for your help.


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Hollyhock seeds

The seeds are left after the bloom dies. I just take and collect the seeds and reseed where I want them. Easy as pie, really.

Lucia


 o
RE: Hollyhock seeds

Your location is right. The pod will become papery and when you look inside it you will see the seeds in a type of 'shrimp ring' and are dark. There is a FAQ hollyhock seed collecting in the FAQ section of seed saving :) I love these flowers too!


 o
RE: Hollyhock seeds

You can peel back a section of the pod. If the seeds are still white, it is too soon to pick them. Wait until the seeds are black and separate easily from the center.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Seed Saving Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here