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Saving marigold seed?

Posted by hnycrk 8a (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 11, 12 at 21:11

Hi everyone I cut these seed pods off my merigolds and was wondering if i can just dry them in a paper bag and save the seeds.

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Most are pretty dry.

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RE: Saving marigold seed?

Usually. Full doubles will not germinate as well others. Indeed some full doubles may not germinate at all. Many will however germinate and often, but not always, result in a good looking plant and flower.

RE: Saving marigold seed?

Albert, please explane further what full doubles means I have no idea please. How do I properly harvest marigold seeds?

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RE: Saving marigold seed?

  • Posted by remy 6WNY (My Page) on
    Tue, Jul 17, 12 at 11:34

In the bottom of the first pic, is what you want to save. Yes, put them in a paper bag. Once completely dry, the good seeds will not be easily bendable. You can tell bad marigold seed pretty easy. They are super flexible.

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