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nigella true from seed

Posted by idabean (My Page) on
Sat, Jul 12, 08 at 23:02

Will seeds harvested be the same color as the mother plant?


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RE: nigella true from seed

  • Posted by remy 6WNY (My Page) on
    Mon, Jul 14, 08 at 0:47

Hi Idabean,
As long as they are not a hybrid(not sure if there are any hybrid nigella) and not grown near other nigella cultivars, they will come true. If they are grown near others, I would suspect that the plants would end up becoming all blue over time since that seems to be the dominate color of nigella.
Remy


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RE: nigella true from seed

I'd be happy with all blue. All of the nigella six pack seedlings I've found are mixed purple, blue and white. I thought it would be fun to begin my first seed collecting and winter sowing by separating and sowing by color. In any case, it would be a good experiment.

Thanks!
Marie


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