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Seeds in corkscrew vines?

Posted by tnchatter51 6b/East TN (My Page) on
Mon, Sep 25, 06 at 19:17

I have no idea where the seeds in my corkscrew vine are. I know that seeds form in the flower, but mine fall off without seeds forming. Are the seeds a rarity, because I got the plant as a trade?


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RE: Seeds in corkscrew vines?

I did a search on corkscrew vines and found that some produce seeds and some don't. They are also hard to sprout but some people have a very good solution, nick the seed and soak overnight, then place in a plastic bag witha soaked paper towel and they will sprout in a few days. You can find all the information on this plant you will need by typing in corkscrew vine in the search box.


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RE: Seeds in corkscrew vines?

The seeds do not sprout in the flower they will grow off the vine itself you will notice the difference it will grow what looks like a string bean pod you will be able to see it.


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RE: Seeds in corkscrew vines?

I've had a corkscrew vine for a few years and this is the first time it's produced seed pods. They look like fat string beans.
Karyn


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RE: Seeds in corkscrew vines?

Yep, they form just like any other bean does at the same point on the stem where the flowers were. Here are pictures I have posted several times on what the dried pods and seeds look like.


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