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Name: Juanita
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jayteedono
Jul 23, 2016 3:55 AM CST
How do I collect my cactus seeds. Where are they located?
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Name: Daniel Erdy
Catawba SC (Zone 7b)
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ediblelandscapingsc
Jul 23, 2016 4:21 AM CST
The seeds will be in the fruit
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Name: Calin
Weston-super-mare UK (Zone 7b)
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fixpix
Jul 23, 2016 5:44 AM CST
A nice one. You serm to have a few fruits already? I see some red ones in the pic.
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL ๐ŸŒต๐ŸŒทโš˜๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒป (Zone 8b)
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purpleinopp
Jul 23, 2016 6:13 AM CST
Wow! What a ton of gorgeous blooms!

Requesting to move this discussion to the cactus forum.
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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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DaisyI
Jul 23, 2016 12:39 PM CST
Yes, seeds will grow after the flowers die. Let the fruits ripen on the Prickly - they will come off easily when ripe.
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Name: Daniel Erdy
Catawba SC (Zone 7b)
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ediblelandscapingsc
Jul 23, 2016 5:41 PM CST
it should be said that you can also cut or break off a pad and stick it in the dirt to get a new plant they root very easily and it will save you a few years to get flowers on the new plant vs from seed. collecting seeds as a form of propagation for cactus is only good if hybridizing them with other cactus to get different flowers. Thumbs up
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Name: Daisy I
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DaisyI
Jul 23, 2016 6:20 PM CST
Or if you just love starting things from seed.... Smiling
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Name: Baja
Baja California (Zone 11b)
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Baja_Costero
Jul 23, 2016 9:21 PM CST

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Or if you're interested in seeing the natural seedling variation that reflects genetic diversity.... Smiling

That's something I have enjoyed with our native succulents, which can be quite variable. Thumbs up
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Name: Daniel Erdy
Catawba SC (Zone 7b)
Fruit Growers Permaculture Hybridizer Plant and/or Seed Trader Organic Gardener Daylilies
Region: South Carolina Garden Ideas: Level 2 Garden Photography Herbs Region: United States of America Composter
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ediblelandscapingsc
Jul 23, 2016 9:49 PM CST
So true you both are Thumbs up
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