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Drying poorly stored seeds

Posted by m_taggart 8 (My Page) on
Fri, Nov 16, 12 at 20:27

I have a gallon bag of all kinds of seeds that had been stored in a shed all summer. I'd like to put them up for long term storage. Would it be ok to put these seeds in my food dehydrator with the heat set to 95 degrees Fahrenheit for 12 hours or so to dry them out a bit? Anyone ever done this or should I just go ahead and put them in the freezer and not worry about the moisture content?

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RE: Drying poorly stored seeds

  • Posted by remy 6WNY (My Page) on
    Thu, Nov 22, 12 at 11:45

If they have been sitting in the shed all summer they are dry enough. If the shed was damp for some reason when you retrieved them, you can let them sit out in your house for a a few days just to make sure no minute particles of outer moisture are there, but do NOT put the dehydrator.

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