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

 o
Can I save pumpkin seeds after I've baked them?

Posted by Sassyshasta none (My Page) on
Thu, Sep 12, 13 at 12:43

I know this will seem like an absurd question, but here goes... I baked a pumpkin today. I didn't think it would be a good specimen for saving seed. It was smallish, and probably a cross between the three varieties of heirloom pumpkins I grew. It didn't look like any of the varieties I planted. C'est la vie. I'll baked it anyway. I said.

I open the pumpkin. (I baked it whole, wrapped in foil.) It's awesome inside. Really fine flesh, low water content, thick walls for the size, sweet.

Now, I realize what a great seed it would have been. As I said, I baked it whole, wrapped in foil, at 300 degrees. Is there any hope?


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Can I save pumpkin seeds after I've baked them?

In a word, no. Not if it got heated through and through. At least, that's how it seems to me. Is that the only fruit on that plant?
Liz


 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