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lexx349
Huntington, WV
(Zone 6a)

May 23, 2009
1:16 PM

Post #6586564

I have a few orientalis poppies that I hope to duplicate. Is there a secret to saving seeds? And when should I start them, as in do they need a period of cold? thanks for any info
LhasaLover
(Tammie) Odessa, TX
(Zone 7b)

May 29, 2009
6:13 PM

Post #6614453

I harvest my seeds when the pods open and save them in a zip lock baggie as long as theya re good and dry... they do need a period of cold to germinate in my experience but I am not sure how long. I scatter my seeds toward the end of winter and wait to see them start growing.

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