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Collecting Zinnia Seeds

Posted by mary_max 5 (My Page) on
Wed, Aug 10, 11 at 17:51

I have a lot of pots that have some beautiful zinnias and I want to collect the seeds. So later this month when the zinnias start to look poorly I will move the pots to the back of house. My question that came to mind was will I need to water the pots while I wait for the flowers to go to seed. Or do I just move to the backyard and forget about the pots and collect the seeds when they are ready. Thanks so much.


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RE: Collecting Zinnia Seeds

  • Posted by remy 6WNY (My Page) on
    Fri, Aug 12, 11 at 23:52

Hi, You do need to water enough to keep the plants alive while the seeds are developing. Think of it like a pregnancy, you got to keep the mother happy to make good babies.
Remy


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