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Saving Seeds: Collecting Obedient Plant seeds

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nhuntley
Holladay, UT
(Zone 5a)

September 13, 2011
2:45 PM

Post #8807053

My Obedient Plant is done blooming, and I can see lots of seeds where the flowers were. The plant is still very green though. Do I need to wait until it turns brown before collecting the seeds? The little "cups" that they are in are open, and when I shook a small area, a couple of seeds fell out, but not all of them.

Thanks, Natalie
AmyMorie
Green Cove Springs, FL
(Zone 9a)

October 11, 2011
1:52 PM

Post #8845252

Wait till they are a bit browner to make sure they are ripe, but keep an eye out to catch them before they fall. There's a really good discussion here:
http://forums.gardenweb.com/forums/load/seedsave/msg0907062412912.html

Including this link to a pic of mature seed:
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/showimage/81660/

Best of luck!
Amy
nhuntley
Holladay, UT
(Zone 5a)

October 11, 2011
2:38 PM

Post #8845289

Thanks Amy! You saved the day!

Natalie

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