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Saving Nasturtium Seed

Posted by mellikat 5 (My Page) on
Wed, Sep 26, 07 at 13:06

Do I have to wait for the seed to turn brown before I pick them off? All of mine are green. Do I just let them dry out?


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RE: Saving Nasturtium Seed

  • Posted by remy 6WNY (My Page) on
    Fri, Sep 28, 07 at 19:46

Hi,
Wait for them to turn color. Green in seeds is an indicator that they have not matured all the way.
Remy


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RE: Saving Nasturtium Seed

My approach to this is totally lazy. Let the plants die back by frost or whatever and a little later go out and collect the seeds off the ground. Some I also push a bit into the ground to self sow. I am not sure if there are losses to critters or whatever but I grow so many I can find enough seeds. Next year these are my suprise nasturtiums because by the time I get the seeds I usually cannot remember what plant they came from.


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