Answer: Allow the seed pods to dry on the stalk and then harvest the stalk, split the seed pod open, and collect the seeds either by dumping them out of the pod, or carefully picking them out with your fingers. When the seeds are thoroughly dry you can store them in an airtight container in a cool, dark location until next spring. Sow the seeds outdoors when all danger of frost is past, or sow them indoors in individual peat pots for transplant outdoors in early spring. The seeds have a hard outercoat. Nick, file or soak the seeds in warm water for 48 hours prior to sowing. Kept at 70F-75F, you can expect germination in 7-14 days. Good luck with your canna seeds!
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