Name: Daisy I Reno, Nv (Zone 6b) Not all who wander are lost
You don't need to take the seed out of the shell but, you will have to cold stratify it to make it germinate.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost
President: Orchid Society of Northern Nevada