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Beginner Gardening Questions: Chinese fan palm seed cleaning

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Picayune, MS

November 27, 2013
1:06 PM

Post #9717638

Can anyone tell me a better way to clean Chinese fan palm seeds in a better way than with my fingernails or a paint stirrer in a bucket? I have a cpl hundred of them.
Contra Costa County, CA
(Zone 9b)

November 28, 2013
3:44 PM

Post #9718286

General ways:
Get a rock tumbler or cement mixer. Add the seeds, and some sharp, angular gravel. Tumble until cleaned. Keep washing while tumbling, this will flush away the soft parts.

Soaking them in water for several days can help to soften it, then tumble them.
Picayune, MS

November 28, 2013
9:16 PM

Post #9718356

Thank you!

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