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Winter Sowing: Monks hood

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Amos55
Lake, MI

March 5, 2010
1:26 PM

Post #7606835

I went outside and was looking at the flower beds. I found there were seeds in my monkshood spent flower. I harvested the seed and would like to know if I can ws them?

Thanks for your help

Amos
CLScott
Calgary
Canada

March 5, 2010
3:35 PM

Post #7607043

Yes, but monkshood seed is not very viable on dry storage.
I don't know if that applies when they are still on the plant.
I would try them as a winter sow. Some of them might be good.
Monkshood seeds of some varieties should be moist packed in damp vermiculite if it is to be stored or shipped.
I have winter sowed seeds which came moist packed and others which came dry.
I am waiting for spring to see what happens.
Veshengo
Faversham
United Kingdom
(Zone 8a)

December 2, 2011
1:13 PM

Post #8913921

The best way is to let them self sow. I find this is the best way for me and my Monkshood

Steve
roserairie
Chicago, IL
(Zone 5b)

January 4, 2012
7:25 PM

Post #8954871

I just ordered several varieties of monkshood and was going to wintersow them. I did have one monkshood that I killed by moving it. It was the most beautifull plant and the voles and deer never touched it.

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