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Aug 1, 2015 8:07 PM CST
Name: Teresa Felty Barrow
South central KY (Zone 6b)
Consider the lilies of the field
Birds Hummingbirder Hybridizer Irises Lilies Peonies
Sempervivums Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: United States of America Vegetable Grower Hostas Heucheras
Hello, I am excited to be home and picking my first pods. I saw that a few had done dropped
Angry How soon can you pick the pods? I usually wait unti I see them beginning to split open.

Excited about one pod on Center of the Universe. one on White Eyes Pink Dragon, one on
Barbara Mandrell, most are still green.

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Aug 1, 2015 8:46 PM CST
Name: Becky
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)
Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Daylilies Hummingbirder Butterflies Seed Starter Container Gardener
Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Birds Ponds
Teresa - Sounds like you have some good parents for those seeds your plants are producing! That IS exciting!
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters, compared to what lies within us.
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Aug 1, 2015 8:49 PM CST
Name: Teresa Felty Barrow
South central KY (Zone 6b)
Consider the lilies of the field
Birds Hummingbirder Hybridizer Irises Lilies Peonies
Sempervivums Plant and/or Seed Trader Region: United States of America Vegetable Grower Hostas Heucheras
Well, I have tried on most of the blooms but some aborted or just didn't take at all. I have a true respect for those that do this all the time.
Bee Kind, make the world a better place.
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Aug 1, 2015 9:41 PM CST
Name: Ashton & Terry
Jones, OK (Zone 7a)
Windswept Farm & Gardens
Butterflies Keeps Sheep Pollen collector Region: Oklahoma Lilies Irises
Hybridizer Hummingbirder Hostas Daylilies Region: United States of America Celebrating Gardening: 2015
Teresa,
seed pods are ripe in about 6 weeks but best to be sure and wait until they start to split. You can pinch the pod and if it cracks open with only a little pressure, the seeds are ripe. We have been harvesting seeds for about a month now. We dry them for a couple of days and refrigerate until we are ready to plant. We are now harvesting 20 or more pods per day.
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