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Beginner Flowers: double petunia seed pods

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hummingtammy
Shirley, IN

October 24, 2011
10:19 AM

Post #8861592

I have several double petunias I started from seed last winter . iwould like to collect seed from them but cant find a seed pod on them do they set seed/ if so what do the seed pods look like?

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

October 24, 2011
11:20 AM

Post #8861675

Awesome advice with pics!
http://my.gardenguides.com/forums/topic/85530

flowAjen

flowAjen
central, NJ
(Zone 6b)

October 24, 2011
11:22 AM

Post #8861679

oops forgot the other link
http://www.gardenguides.com/124382-harvest-petunia-seeds.html
altagardener
Calgary, AB
(Zone 3b)

October 24, 2011
11:29 AM

Post #8861689

I don't know about petunias specifically, but on some double-flowered plants, the reproductive organs are sacrificed, so to speak, by the creation of additional petals. So, on some double-flowered plants, if you can't find seedpods, it's can be because the plant isn't capable of producing them.
hummingtammy
Shirley, IN

October 25, 2011
5:01 AM

Post #8862683

Thanks so much for the link it really helped . I cant find a seed pod on my doubles so maybe they cant set seed , I wonder if I can get like a cutting off of them and put it in root hormone to save them for next year? any one tried this?

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